Mike Janson (1998)

Mike Janson ’98 worked for Cal State Long Beach for 5 years (’98-’02) on a National Institute on Drug Abuse grant to study the effects of drug use on sexual behavior. In January of this year, Mike moved to Los Angeles and is enjoying his new position as a behavioral researcher for the County of Los Angeles Department of Health, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mike has presented many posters and presentations regarding drug use and sexual behavior at several conferences including the American Public Health Association. Mike’s current work includes implementation and oversight of an HIV risk assessment of residents receiving services from 175 LA County health providers. Mike actually enjoys statistics and has become an advanced SAS programmer! His current areas of interest include club drugs (ecstasy, ketamine, GHB) and their effects on behavior. (9/16/03)