||Dr. Clayton is Chair of the Research Network on the Etiology of Tobacco Dependence (TERN), sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Tobacco Research Network on Disparities (TReND) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute and the American Legacy Foundation. The transdisciplinary research networks consist of senior and junior scientists from different disciplines and major research institutions from around the U.S. Dr. Clayton is also the Director of the Center For Prevention Research and Associate Dean for Research in the UK College of Public Health. Dr. Clayton's recent work appears in Preventive Medicine, Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Substance Use and Misuse, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Addiciton, and Addictive Behaviors. Dr. Thomas Cooper (retired Professor of Dentistry)and Dr. Clayton created the Cooper/Clayton Method to Stop Smoking. This science based smoking cessation program is offered through the Kentucky Cancer Program and Public Health Departments throughout Kentucky and in other states. Cooper and Clayton have recently trained all 3,000 pharmacists in K-Mart in an 8-hour CE course to deliver the program. The program consists of 13 sessions in which the didactic information is provided to particpants via a DVD. This program is also being delivered to inmates and correctional officers in the La Grange Reformatory.
BA, Sociology,Louisiana College, Pineville, LA, 1963
MS, Sociology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fl, 1966
PhD, Sociology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 1970
Tobacco, Nicotine and Youth. Drug and Alcohol Dependence (vol. 59, Supplement 1, May 2000). Clayton, R., Merikangas, Kathleen Ries, Abrams, David B. (Editors).
Clayton, R.R., Merikangas, K. Ries., Abrams, D.B. 2000. Introduction to tobacco, nicotine, and youth; the Tobacco Etiology Research Network. Drug and Alcohol Dependence (vol. 59, Supplement 1, May 2000). S1-S4.
Prevention of Substance Use Problems: Directions for the Next Millennium. Addictive Behaviors: An International Journal Special Issue (Volume 25 Number 6, November/December 2000), Merikangas, Kathleen Ries, Clayton, Richard R. (Editors).
Merikangas, Kathleen Ries, Clayton, Richard R. 2000. Introduction to the special issue of Addictive Behaviors. Addictive Behaviors: An International Journal (Volume 25 Number 6, November/December 2000), 805.
Clayton, Richard R. 2002. Introduction to the supplemental issue on measurement and design issues in tobacco and drug research. Drug and Alcohol Dependence (Volume 68 Supplement 1, November 2002), S3-S5.
Contexts and Adolescent Tobacco Use Trajectories. Addiction, Volume 98 (Supplement 1, May 2003), Brian R. Flay and Richard R. Clayton (editors).
Flay, Brian R., Clayton, Richard R. 2003. Introduction: Contexts and adolescent tobacco use trajectories. Addiction, 98 (Supplement 1, May 2003), iii-iv.
Liang, Lan, Chaloupka, Frank, Nichter, Mark, Clayton, Richard R. 2003. Prices, policies, and youth smoking. Addiction, 98 (Supplement 1, May 2003), 105-122.
Conklin, Cynthia, Clayton, Richard R., Tiffany, Stephen T., Shiffman, Saul. 2004. Introduction to concepts and measurement of the emergence of tobacco dependence. Addiction, 99 (Supplement 1, June 2004), 1-4.
Tiffany, Stephen T., Conklin, Cynthia A., Shiffman, Saul, Clayton, Richard R. 2004. What can dependence theories tell us about assessing the emergence of tobacco dependence? Addiction, 99 (Supplement 1, June 2004), 78-86.