Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Research
Professor and Vice Dean for Research, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Washington State University
John Roll has served as a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at Wayne State University, as Director of Behavioral Pharmacology in UCLA’s Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Director of the Washington Institute for Mental Health Research and Training, Associate Dean for Research in the Washington State University (WSU) College of Nursing, Associate Vice Provost for Health Sciences at WSU, and as the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research at the WSU Health Sciences Campus. He is the Founding Director of the WSU Program of Excellence in Addictions Research (PEAR) and is the Co-Director of the WSU Translational Addiction Research Center (TARC). Dr. Roll holds faculty appointments in the WSU Departments of Medicine, Psychology, Neuroscience, Nursing, Prevention Science, Nutrition Exercise and Physiology, and Health Policy Administration. He was appointed by WA State Governor Gregoire as an Executive Commissioner on the Eastern State Hospital Advisory Board and as a Vice Chair of the Governor’s Council on Substance Abuse. Roll is a Fellow of the following organizations: American Psychological Association, Association for Behavior Analysis International, Association for Psychological Science, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has published more than 160 scholarly articles.