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  • Title: Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University
    Descriptive info: .. Skip over navigation.. Home.. About Us.. People.. Research.. Postdoctoral Training.. Education.. Policy.. Study Participants.. Treatment Resources.. Employment.. Links.. Directions.. Alcohol-HIV Research.. Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies.. 121 South Main Street.. Providence, RI 02903.. Mailing address:.. Box G-S121-5.. Brown University.. Providence RI 02912.. 401-863-6600 (Voice).. 401-863-6697 (Fax).. CAAS@brown.. edu.. Website Questions/Comments:.. CAAS_Webmaster@brown.. View upcoming events at CAAS.. Our mission is to promote the identification, prevention, and effective treatment of alcohol and other drug use problems in our society through research, education, training, and policy advocacy.. Center Leadership.. Peter M.. Monti, Ph.. D.. , Center Director.. Suzanne Colby, Ph.. , Associate Director.. Jeffrey Griffin, Associate Director, Finance and Administration.. Christopher Kahler, Ph.. , Associate Director of Biostatistics.. Damaris Rohsenow, Ph.. Robert Swift, M.. , Ph.. , Associate Director.. Celebrating 30 Years of the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies.. In 2013, the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies will celebrate its 30th year of promoting identification, prevention, effective treatments, and dissemination of evidence-based treatments for alcohol and other drug use problems in our society.. To honor this occasion, we are planning a celebration for Faculty, Trainees and Alumnae to be held in September 2013.. The event will included a dinner one night followed by a day of scientific presentations by some of the individuals who have worked at or been trained  ...   please visit.. Wiley.. or.. Amazon.. Posted November 2012.. , Donald G.. Millar Distinguished Professor of Alcohol and Addiction Studies and Director of the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, was recently awarded the 2012 Distinguished Career Contributions to Education and Training Award by Division 50 of the American Psychological Association.. This annual award recognizes distinguished contributions to the advancement of education and training in the addictions field.. recently chaired a symposium at the 2012 meeting of the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ISBRA) in Sapporo, Japan.. The symposium, entitled “The Role of Alcohol in the Prevention and Treatment of Other Behavioral, Emotional and Physical Disorders: Illustrations from Tobacco, Depression and HIV”, presented new data on the prevention and treatment of 3 key comorbidities of AUDs: HIV/AIDS, tobacco, and depression.. Click here.. to read more about this symposium.. recently attended the 16th Congress of International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ISBRA) in Sapporo, Japan as an invited speaker for a symposium entitled "Beyond Reductions in Alcohol Use: Additional Measures to Assess the Efficacy of Alcohol Brief Interventions" on September 9, 2012.. She presented information on the effects of brief interventions in the Emergency Department for adolescents and young adults.. Posted October 2012.. More News.. | Providence, RI 02912 | (401) 863-1000 |.. Web Feedback.. | Search provided by.. Google..

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    Descriptive info: Core Faculty.. Training Faculty.. Affiliated Faculty.. Community Based Faculty.. Staff.. Current Fellows.. Training Alumni.. Research.. Research Projects.. Recent Publications.. CAAS Annual Report.. DATA Digest.. Postdoctoral Training.. Overview.. Didactics.. Postdoctoral Fellows.. Stipend/Benefits.. Virtual Tour.. Application.. Contact Us.. Education.. Policy.. AIDS 101 Presentations.. Our faculty conducts empirical research in a variety of areas of alcohol abuse/dependence, drug abuse/dependence and tobacco use, ranging from laboratory investigations of mechanisms through treatment or early intervention to policy.. Funding comes from the federal government and a variety of foundations.. Training.. We provide comprehensive training in how to conduct excellent research  ...   involved in developing training curricula for medical schools and addiction training for clinicians as part of the ATTC.. The CAAS houses the largest library of material on Alcoholics Anonymous, in conjunction with the Brown University library system.. Faculty are involved in Physicians and Lawyers for National Drug Policy to align policy, practice, and public understanding with the scientific evidence that addiction is a preventable and treatable disease; to support the use of evidence-based, cost-effective approaches toward prevention and treatment; and to enable lawyers and physicians to provide effective and sustained leadership in this effort..

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  • Title: Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University
    Descriptive info: Core Faculty.. Associate Professor (Research).. Nancy_Barnett@brown.. L.. Cinnamon Bidwell.. Assistant Professor (Research).. Cinnamon_Bidwell@brown.. Brian_Borsari@brown.. Christy Capone.. Christy_Capone@brown.. Professor.. Kate_Carey@brown.. Suzanne Colby.. Suzanne_Colby@brown.. Travis Cook.. Travis_Cook@brown.. Chad Gwaltney.. Chad_Gwaltney@brown.. Lynn Hernandez.. Lynn_Hernandez@brown.. Kristina Jackson.. Kristina_Jackson@brown.. Alicia Justus.. Alicia_Justus@brown.. Christopher Kahler.. Christopher_Kahler@brown.. George Kenna.. George_Kenna@brown.. Carolyn Kuo.. Carolyn_Kuo@brown.. David Lewis.. Professor Emeritus of Medicine.. and Community Health.. David_Lewis@brown.. Richard  ...   Molly_Magill@brown.. Rosemarie Ann Martin.. Rosemarie_Martin@brown.. Nadine_Mastroleo@brown.. John McGeary.. John_McGeary@brown.. Jane Metrik.. Jane_Metrik@brown.. Robert Miranda, Jr.. Robert_Miranda_Jr@brown.. Monti.. Donald G.. Millar Distinguished Professor.. of Alcohol and Addiction Studies.. Peter_Monti@brown.. Don Operario.. Associate Professor of Medical Science.. Don_Operario@brown.. Damaris Rohsenow.. Damaris_Rohsenow@brown.. Nichea Spillane.. Nichea_Spillane@brown.. Anthony Spirito.. Anthony_Spirito@brown.. Daniel Squires.. Daniel_Squires@brown.. edu.. Robert Swift.. Robert_Swift_MD@brown.. Jennifer Tidey.. Jennifer_Tidey@brown.. Tara White.. Tara_White@brown..

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  • Title: Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University
    Descriptive info: Research Projects.. Acute and Residual Effects of Beer vs.. Caffeinated Beer on Simulated Driving.. PI: Damaris Rohsenow.. Alcohol/Intervention Treatment Outcome Research Training.. PI: Anthony Spirito.. Biobehavioral Mechanisms of Topiramate and Drinking.. PI: Peter Monti.. Biological and Behavioral Mechanisms of Smoking in Schizophrenics.. PI: Jennifer Tidey.. Community Treatment of Teen Suicidal Crises.. Contingency Management for Alcohol Abuse Using Transdermal Alcohol Detection.. PI: Nancy Barnett.. Contingency Management and Motivational Enhancement for Adolescent Smokers.. Culturally Adapted Motivational Interviewing.. PI: Christina S.. Lee.. Drug Reduction Intervention for Needle Exchange Clients.. PI: Robert Swift.. Ecological Momentary Assessment of Adolescent Smoking Cessation.. PI: Chad Gwaltney.. Effects of the Family Check Up on Adolescents with Alcohol-Related Events and their Siblings.. Elucidating Mechanisms of Pharmacotherapy for Alcoholism.. PI: Robert Miranda Jr.. Enhanced MI for Alcohol-Positive Trauma Patients.. Externalizing Behavior: Genetics x Prenatal Nicotine.. PI: Valerie Knopik.. Family Motivational Interviews for Alcohol-Positive Teens in the ER.. Project REFRAME.. Website.. Genetic Variation and Marijuana's Pharmacologic and Cue-Elicited Effects.. PI: Jane Metrik, Valerie Knopik.. Identifying  ...   Telephone Treatment for Smoking Cessation.. PI: Amanda Graham.. Juvenile Forensic Psychology Training Program.. PI: Rosemarie Ann Martin.. Longitudinal Methodology and Alcohol Use.. PI: Kristina Jackson.. Marijuana’s acute effects on risk taking, sexual/HIV risk, and impulsivity.. PI: Jane Metrik.. Mechanisms Linking Alcohol Use and Smoking Relapse Risk.. Mechanisms Linking Hostility and Smoking.. Mechanisms Relating Conduct Disorder and Drug Abuse.. Motivation and Skills for THC/ETOH+ Teens in Jail.. Naturalistic Influences on Alcohol Problems in College.. Project LAUNCH.. Project IMPACT.. PI: Robert Miranda.. Ondansetron and Naltrexone: Cue Reactivity and Drinking.. Residual Effects of Intoxication on Student Performance.. Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment (SBIRT): Toolkit for Brief Intervention in Primary Care.. PI: Kathryn Cates-Wessel.. Smoking versus Alternative Reinforcers in Adolescents.. PI: Suzanne Colby.. Stepped Care with Mandated College Students.. PI: Brian Borsari.. Substance Use Prevention Program for Preadolescents with Psychiatric Disorders.. Training Drug Treatment Providers to Adopt Evidence-Based Practices.. PI: Daniel Squires.. Transdermal Nicotine and Bupropion in Schizophrenics.. Underage Alcohol Use: Sequence and Progression of Early Drinking Milestones..

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  • Title: Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University
    Descriptive info: The Purpose of Training.. The Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies has two associated training programs, one funded by NIAAA in alcohol abuse and addictions and one funded by NIDA in substance abuse.. The training programs provide post-doctoral research training for behavioral, medical, and social scientists and health care professionals who wish to conduct high quality research in the early intervention and treatment of alcohol and other drug problems.. The training program stresses three objectives:.. intervention should be guided by sophisticated and fully developed theory.. theory should include cognizance of the biological, social, and cultural context in which interventions occur.. research must be conducted using cutting edge techniques for measuring person, intervention and outcome variables.. The Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies.. The training program is carried out within the administrative structure of the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.. The Center was established by Brown University in 1982 as part of the Division of Biology and Medicine, under the directorship  ...   interventions for alcohol and drug abuse.. The Center aims to facilitate and conduct collaborative programs that encourage multidisciplinary approaches to the problems related to the use and abuse of alcohol and other substances.. Currently, the Center has over 100 faculty members and professional staff formally associated with its work.. These professionals are located within more than 10 university departments and 8 affiliated teaching hospitals.. Training staff is drawn from Center faculty.. They are selected on the basis of their demonstrated competencies in conducting research related to the area of alcohol and substance abuse interventions and their enthusiasm for participating in the training program.. At present there are 56 members of the research training faculty.. Training faculty work primarily within various departments and teaching hospitals of the University.. The Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, also has two types of postdoctoral fellowships, under the direction of Elizabeth McQuaid, Ph.. , which are based on source of funding.. Hospital-based clinical research fellowships.. are funded by hospital revenue and individual faculty research grants..

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  • Title: Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University
    Descriptive info: Education Projects.. Addiction Technology Transfer Center of New England.. Principal Investigator.. Funding Source.. CSAT/SAMHSA.. Description.. The Addiction Technology Transfer Center of New England (ATTC-NE) has been continuously funded by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) since 1993.. The ATTC-NE serves the 6-state New England region (Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine).. Specifically, the ATTC-NE promotes system change and substance use disorders (SUD) workforce enhancement by: (1) promoting cross-training initiatives to professionals and paraprofessionals who provide health-related  ...   to disseminate research-based addiction treatment methods into clinical services and educational programming; (3) developing and disseminating research-based information that defines effective and culturally competent treatment strategies; and (4) providing open-ended technical assistance to regional stakeholders (e.. g.. Single State Drug and Alcohol Agencies, Community Treatment Agencies, etc.. ).. Many training methods and techniques developed through the ATTC-NE are experimentally evaluated to provide an evidence-based foundation for training practices and services.. Visit the.. New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center.. for more information..

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  • Title: Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University
    Descriptive info: Policy Projects.. Physicians and Lawyers for National Drug Policy.. Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Community Health.. Co-Principal Investigator.. Kathryn Cates-Wessel.. Associate Director, PLNDP.. Kathryn_Cates-Wessel@Brown.. EDU.. Our mission is to align policy, practice, and public understanding with the scientific evidence that addiction is a preventable and treatable disease; to support the use of evidence-based, cost-effective approaches toward prevention and treatment; and to enable lawyers and physicians to provide effective and sustained leadership in this effort.. Visit..

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  • Title: Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University
    Descriptive info: Study Participants.. Research studies at the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies often include community participants.. Currently, we are enrolling participants for the following studies:.. All of the studies below have been approved by the Brown University Institutional Review Board.. Do you want to stop drinking? Are you or someone you love experiencing unsuccessful efforts to cut down or control alcohol use?.. An alcohol dependence research study is being performed at Brown University and is enrolling individuals 18 years old or older to evaluate a medication that may help individuals reduce their craving for alcohol.. Participants must be 18 years old or older.. If eligible, study participation involves 9 visits over a 12-week period.. Those eligible will receive study medication and study-related medical care at no cost.. If eligible, participants will be compensated for their time during the study.. For more information call (401) 863-6691 All calls will be held in strict confidence.. The Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University is testing whether a medication reduces alcohol use.. Participation involves several visits to our office over approximately 9 weeks and answering questions about your mood and behavior on a handheld computer during part of that time.. You must be 14 to 20 years old to be in this study.. If you are younger than 18 years old, you must have your parents’ permission to be in this study.. You will be paid up to $545 in gift certificates for your participation.. If you are interested in learning more about this study, call Jackie at: (401) 863-6461 or email.. teens@brown.. Non-Treatment Seeking Alcohol Dependent Individuals Interested in a Lab Study at 121 South Main St: AT Study.. We are also seeking very heavy alcohol drinking men and women ages 21-65 to participate in a..  ...   Each session lasts about 90 minutes.. Participation is confidential.. The study involves viewing pictures and listening to music during two of the sessions.. Earn up to $117 if study completed!!.. Interested? Call Rebecca at.. 401-863-6614.. or email us at.. MandBStudy@brown.. Want to Quit Smoking?.. If so, you may be eligible to participate in a research study by Brown University investigators examining a medication to help alcohol drinkers who want to quit cigarette smoking.. If eligible, participants receive, at no cost, a 6-week supply of nicotine patch and 6 individual sessions with a smoking cessation counselor, and study medication.. In addition, participants may earn up to $150 for completing questionnaires and interviews.. To learn more about the study, call (401) 863-6684.. We are seeking adult cigarette smokers for a research study on the effects of the nicotine patch on cigarette smoking.. This is not a treatment program.. This study requires 7 visits.. You must be available between 9 a.. m.. – 4:30 p.. You can earn a $25 gift card for the medical screening plus $500 for completing the study.. Call Netesha at 401-863-6463 for more information.. Teen smokers, ages 14 – 18, needed to participate in a research study about quitting smoking.. The study involves 6 sessions over a 21 day period, plus 1 follow-up session.. Transportation provided if needed.. Receive compensation of up to $310 for participation.. Parental permission required.. For more information, call Jessica at 401-863-6685.. Click here for the Project Stop website.. Participants needed for a.. PAID.. research study at Brown University.. This 6 session study investigates the effects of commonly-used drugs on mood and brain activity as assessed through an MRI brain scan.. If you are a regular drinker between 21 & 65 and in good health, call (401) 863-6645 or email.. moodresearch@brown..

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  • Title: Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University
    Descriptive info: If you are seeking treatment resources in our area, please refer to:.. The Drug and Alcohol Treatment Association of Rhode Island (DATA) at.. http://www.. dataofri.. org.. The Rhode Island Council on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependence at.. ricaodd.. The State of Rhode Island Department of Mental Health, Retardation & Hospitals (MHRH) at.. mhrh.. ri.. gov.. Quit with Brown at.. quitwithbrown.. org/..

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    Descriptive info: If you are interested in employment opportunities at Brown, please contact Brown Human Resources at.. http://careers.. brown.. Search in the department of Biology and Medicine, then look for positions that are listed as under Alcohol and Addiction..

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  • Title: Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University
    Descriptive info: Useful Links at Brown and Vicinity.. Brown Biomed.. Brown Department of Community Health.. Brown Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior.. Clinical Psychology Internship.. NIH-funded fellowships.. General fellowships.. Brown University Library.. Brown University Rental Facilities.. Brown Brain Sciences.. Other Links.. The following documents found on the Internet, authored by other persons and institions, may provide useful information:.. Center for Education  ...   of Congress.. LifeRing Recovery.. Martindale's Health Science Guide.. Yahoo! Health.. National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information.. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.. National Institute on Drug Abuse.. National Institutes of Health.. National Library of Medicine HyperDOC.. Society for Prevention Research.. U.. S.. Department of Health Human Services.. Web of Addictions.. World Health Organization.. Helping Others Live Sober..

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