Faculty Profile: William Zywiak, PhD Clinical Psychology

William Zywiak
William Zywiak, PhD Clinical Psychology
Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior (Research)
Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Work: 401-529-6058

Biography

Dr. Zywiak has been a member of the Training Faculty at the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University since 1997. He has more than 30 peer-reviewed publications. He serves as statistician on grants at BHRCS of PIRE as well as at Brown University. He has conducted analyses using SPSS since 1988, SAS since 1996, and EQS since 2001. As an addictions researcher he has conducted power analyses, factor analyses, cluster analyses, survival analyses, structural equation modeling, hierarchical linear modeling, and tests for power functions. Specific research interests include medication RCTs, long-duration low-intensity telehealth interventions, peer advocate support interventions, collegiate functioning, wrap-around services for former prisoners, the homeless, student veterans, social network processes, relapse processes, and Nicotine Anonymous. Since August 2007, he has been Chair of the Nominations and Elections Committee of the Society of Addiction Psychology (APA Div. 50). He is a consulting editor of the Society's journal. Frequently cited publications include those on the Reasons for Drinking Questionnaire and the Important People family of measures.

Grants and Awards

NIH Clinical Loan Repayment Program Recipient. 2002-2005

Research Excellence Award, awarded to Drs. Glasser and Zywiak, May 2000, by the CAAS, Brown University.

Award from Marine Midland Bank for the highest GPA in Mathematics, Whitesboro High School, June, 1981.

Class Salutatorian (second highest GPA) in a graduating class of 400+,
Whitesboro High School, June, 1981.

Affiliations

Research Scientist
Decision Sciences Insititute
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
1005 Main St., Unit 8120
Pawtucket, RI 02860

Statistician
Addictions Research
Butler Hospital
345 Blackstone Blvd.
Providence, RI 02906

Chair, Nominations and Elections Committee
Society of Addiction Psychology
APA Division 50
2007 - 2013