Dr. Kearns New First-Author Publication in Alcohol

Dr. Nathan Kearns recently published a new first-author manuscript "Effects of bodily arousal on desire to drink alcohol among trauma-exposed college students" in Alcohol.

Generally, findings suggest that bodily arousal may only serve as an implicit, trauma-relevant interoceptive cue that increases desire to drink within a specific subset of trauma-exposed college students (i.e., individuals indexing interpersonal trauma).

Molly Magill Presenting at the 17th Annual INEBRIA Conference

Dr. Molly Magill will be presenting, "Training Common Factors in Addictions Treatment: Teaching Frontline Providers to do What They Already do, but Really Really Well" at the 17th Annual INEBRIA Conference on brief interventions in addictions on September 22-24.

CAAS Welcomes the 2021 Cohort of Postdoctoral Fellows

The Center for Alcohol and Addiction studies is thrilled to welcome the new Fall 2021 Postdoctoral Fellows who will spend the next few years focused on innovative research, advanced dissemination and implementation strategies, and public education. Our fellows will be conducting high quality research in the early intervention and treatment of alcohol and other drug problems and be engaged in rigorous interdisciplinary training in addiction science and grant writing through a combination of didactic and practical training and individualized mentorship from leading researchers and clinical sc

New Research Assistant Joins the Cioe Research Team

Join Dr. Patricia Cioe and the Cioe Research Team in welcoming their new Research Assistant to CAAS - Bianca Camacho! 

New Research Assistant Joins the CAAS Team

Emily Alton, MA, a 2020 graduate of Rhode Island College, with a MA in Psychology, has joined CAAS as a new Research Assistant. Emily will be working in Dr. Patricia Cioe's lab on Project Preload, a clinical trial examining the efficacy of starting nicotine replacement therapy prior to quit date in smokers with HIV. She will also be working in Dr. Christopher Kahler's lab on the ReACH-3 project.

Project RAVEN Team Welcomes New Senior RA

The Project RAVEN team is happy to welcome Jake Tempchin, their new Senior Research Assistant, to CAAS and Brown. Jake is a recent graduate of the Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences master’s program at The Graduate Center CUNY and also recently earned an advanced certificate in Comparative Effectiveness & Implementation Research Training from the NYU Grossman School of Medicine.

Grace Kim Presented a Virtual Poster at the 2021 Summer Research Symposium

Grace Kim, a Brown University undergraduate student, finished her SPRINT/UTRA summer internship with Dr. Sarah Helseth by presenting a virtual poster at the 2021 Summer Research Symposium. Her work described caregivers perceptions of mobile health (mHealth) apps to reduce cannabis use among justice-involved youth.