Health educators at 32 colleges and universities met in Boston this week to discuss progress in a national program to dramatically lower high-risk drinking behavior by college students. The National College Health Improvement Program (NCHIP), initiated two years ago by Dartmouth, is reducing a dangerous threat to student health by studying interventions that work — how they work and why. Francie Mantak, director of health education at Brown, attended the conference. “We decided as one of our projects to update our survey data,” Mantak said. “We now have a very rich database of current information about patterns of use which will inform our ongoing prevention and education efforts.”Read more