Dr. Adam Sherk

Dr. Adam Sherk

Adam Sherk, PhD, is a Scientist with the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research, University of Victoria. His doctoral research focused on alcohol-related harms and population-level substance use policy. His research focuses on substance use epidemiology and policy research, with a focus on producing accessible and actionable results. Adam has developed techniques for estimating alcohol harms used by the World Health Organization, and has contributed to national alcohol harms monitoring systems in Canada, Australia, the US and New Zealand. He created the International Model of Alcohol Harms and Policy, an alcohol research platform used by many countries worldwide.