CAAS News

Jacob

Congratulations to Dr. van den Berg for his return as Co-Chair of the Diversity Committee!

This coming year, Dr. Jacob van den Berg will again be serving as Co-Chair of the Diversity Committee for the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior. Congratulations Jacob!

https://www.brown.edu/academics/medical/psychiatry-and-human-behavior/diversity/diversity-committee 

Congratulations to Anthony Surace who was recently accepted into the This Is Public Health (TIPH) Ambassador Program!

Congratulation to Anthony Surace! Anthony is a third-year doctoral student who holds an MA degree in Psychology from Hunter College. As a This Is Public Health (TIPH) Ambassador, Anthony is tasked to help raise awareness about the field of public health by leading virtual events, taking over the (TIPH) social media accounts, and planning activities for K-16 students to grow interest in public health education and careers.

Congratulations to Dr. Miranda for winning the Mark Wood Mentoring Award!

Congratulations to Robert Miranda, the Director of the T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, on winning the Mark Wood Mentoring Award! This award is given annually by the T32 fellows in recognition of faculty excellence in mentorship.

Congratulations to Dr. Meshesha on winning the Sharon Chauncey Fellow Award, and the 2021 Diversity Chair!

Congratulations to Lidia Meshesha, 2nd year T32 fellow, on winning the Sharon Chauncey Fellow Award! This award is given annually by the T32 fellows in recognition of the 2nd year fellow that best embodies the generous and collegial spirit of Sharon Chauncey.

Leadership announcement for the 2021 Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction Conference! Dr. Lidia Meshesha, CAAS T32 fellow, is the 2021 Diversity Chair! Dr. Meshesha has an impressive track record of continued leadership service, previously having served as Peer Review Chair and a member of the Diversity Committee. 

Dr. Pielech recently published an article in The Journal of the International Association for the Study of Pain.

"Dr. Melissa Pielech's recent publication, titled "Receipt of Multiple Outpatient Opioid Prescriptions Is Associated With Increased Risk of Adverse Outcomes in Youth: Opioid Prescribing Trends, Individual Characteristics, and Outcomes From 2005 to 2016," was selected as an Editor's Choice article in PAIN the journal.

Suzanne Colby

Congratulations to Dr. Colby, recently named Deputy Regional Editor (of the Americas) for Addiction.

 Congratulations to Dr. Suzanne Colby, who has recently been named Deputy Regional Editor (of the Americas) for Addiction.

This is the webpage for the Editorial Board: https://www.addictionjournal.org/about-us/editorial-board

Molly Magill

Dr. Magill presented a podcast in Spring 2020 and contributed on a publication.

Molly Magill, PhD presented the following podcast in Spring 2020; the podcast has been posted. Titled: Stop. Be Present. Listen. Why Motivational Interviewing is an Important Tool in Recovery with Dr. Molly Magill This podcast presents a monthly forum with leading researchers in Addictions, and targets Smart Recovery facilitators, members, and the broader public. https://smartrecovery.libsyn.com/stop-be-present-listen

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