The Research Society on Alcoholism* was established in 1976 to assist and encourage the application of research to the solution of problems related to alcoholism. RSA serves as a meeting ground for scientists working in all fields of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. The Society, through its emphasis on research, has served as the interdisciplinary crossroads for the understanding of the causes of and potential cures for alcoholism.
*As of 2023, officially the Research Society on Alcohol
- RSA History: Israel Y. and Lieber CS. Addiction 97: 483-486, 2002.