Under the Influence: Alcohol, Drugs, and Young AdulthoodSummer Course

Major Discipline(s)
Psychology, Public Health, Global Health
Location: Copenhagen
Session 1

While young Danes continue to be the heaviest drinkers in Europe, high levels of drinking and problematic drug use amongst teens and young adults present a significant global health burden. In this course, you will assess the effect of intoxication on the developing brain and body and analyze its social, psychological, and legal impacts, including addiction and mental health challenges, illness and injury, sexual health, criminality, and social exclusion.

Related Discipline(s)

This summer course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Pre-Medicine / Health Science, Public Policy


Priyanka Ranganath

DIS Summer Faculty

PhD. from Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Aarhus University, 2022. Masters in Comparative Social Change, Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin, 2018. Masters in International Business, Monash University, Melbourne, 2008. Development and Research Associate at G.L.OB.A.L. Justice, Colorado in 2019. Marketing Coordinator, Yooralla, Melbourne, 2016-2017. Marketing  and Communications Coordinator at OzChild Children Australia Inc., Melbourne, 2012-2014. Marketing Coordinator at Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, 2010-2012. With DIS since, 2022.