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Dr. Trenette Clark Goings

Trenette Clark GoingsDr. Trenette Clark Goings is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her primary research interest is the epidemiology, etiology, and prevention of substance use among adolescents and young adults.

Dr. Goings is currently the principal investigator of Substance Use Trajectories and Health Outcomes of Monoracial and Biracial Blacks,” a 5-year research project funded by the National Institutes of Health. She has published nearly 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and her articles have appeared in high-impact journals in her field such as Drug & Alcohol Dependence, Addictive Behaviors, and Health Psychology.

She currently serves as Assistant Editor for the journal Ethnicity and Health and has served as consulting editor or ad-hoc reviewer for several journals. She is the recipient of the 2015 Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Deborah K. Padgett Early Career Achievement Award.