On June 11, 2021, the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies within the Brown University School of Public Health held its Year in Review Celebration. The 38th Annual Year in Review celebrated the graduation of departing second- and third-year postdoctoral fellows, highlighted the milestones of those continuing with the Center, announced the Senior Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2021-2022 Year, and welcomed incoming first-year postdoctoral fellows.
Each year, the fellows nominate and award the Sharon Chauncey Award and Mark Wood Mentoring Award.
The Alcohol Research Center on HIV (ARCH) is a multidisciplinary center grant funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The goal of ARCH is to support cutting-edge science on the evaluation and implementation of interventions to reduce alcohol misuse among those living with or at risk of HIV.
We are thrilled to announce that Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies Faculty, Dr. Carolina Haass-Koffler, has recently been promoted to Associate Professor!
Dr. Carolina Haass-Koffler is a translational Investigator who coalesces preclinical and clinical research towards examining biobehavioral mechanisms of addiction and developing novel medications. She is also the Chief of the Clinical Neuroscience Laboratory at Brown University.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Samuel Meisel, has two new first-author publications with CAAS faculty and former postdoctoral fellow co-authors in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology and Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
Morayo Akande, MPH, presented at the LGBTQ Health 2021 Conference. Her poster titled, "Intervention Development to Promote Safe and Affirming Sex for Transgender Women Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence" presented qualitative findings from service providers working with transgender women (TW) in Rhode Island.