Who We Are

Center for Participatory Research

MSC09 5060
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Medical Arts Building II
Rooms 201-205

Phone: (505) 925-0715
Fax: (505) 272-4494

W. Gill Woodall, Ph.D.


Phone: 505.925.2316
Fax: 505.925.2351

Physical Address

717 Encino Place NE, Suite 9
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Building #044A on the UNM map

Mailing Address

MSC07 4255
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1070

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Emeritus Professor

Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions (CASAA)


W. Gill Woodall, Ph. D., is an Emeritus Professor of Communication and Senior Research Scientist in the Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions (CASAA) at the University of New Mexico, as well as a Senior Scientist at Klein Buendel, Inc. a Health Communication research firm in Golden, Colorado (http://www.kleinbuendel.com/). He is a co-owner of Wedge Communications LLC, a health digital innovations technology transfer company (http://www.wedgecommunication.com/). He is an experienced NIH Principal Investigator, having served as a Principal Investigator or co-Investigator on fourteen major NIH funded grant projects in the areas of drunk driving prevention, and Internet-based approaches to dietary improvement among minority rural adults, reduction of tobacco uptake among adolescents, reduction of risky alcohol consumption among college students, the development of web-based Responsible Beverage Service training in both on and off-site alcohol premises, the prevention of drug use, sexual debut and sexually transmitted disease among adolescents, and the increased adoption of HPV vaccine among early adolescent females. He has served as reviewer for the NIH Center for Scientific Review as a study section member and ad-hoc reviewer for 20 years. He has served on the New Mexico Governor’s DWI Leadership Task Force. He has also published extensively in the area of Nonverbal Communication, and is a co-author of a book on Nonverbal Communication.