Dr. Cassidy is Co-I on a New R01!

Dr. Rachel Cassidy is part of a team that received an R01 from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to study the impact of new graphic warning labels for cigarillo packaging on young adult tobacco use behavior. The title of the project is "The Impact of Cigarillo Warnings on Purchasing and Smoking Behaviors Among Young Adult Cigarillo Users". Dr. Cassidy serves as Co-I on this newly funded R01 with a team based out of Wake Forest University.

Three Media Interviews Featuring Dr. Khanna

Dr. Aditya Khanna was recently featured in three media interviews from the Chattanooga Times Free Press and the Vermont Digger discussing COVID-19 testing, the emergence of new variants, and reopening timelines. 

APA Division 50 Features Dr. Pielech in SoAP Box ECR Spotlight

The APA Division 50 summer 2021 SoAP Box Newsletter featured Dr. Melissa Pielech as the Early Career Psychologist Spotlight! 

New Research and Program Assistant!

The New England ATTC, housed at the Brown University School of Public Health Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, has a new team member! Tyler Puryear, joined their team on June 28th as the new Research and Program Assistant. In this position, Tyler will be assisting in day-to-day operations and contributing to several large evaluation initiatives.

38th Annual Year in Review Celebration

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.


Dr. Khanna Published in Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering

Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Dr. Aditya Khanna, recently published, "Projecting the number of new HIV infections to formulate the "Getting to Zero" strategy in Illinois, USA" in the journal Mathematical and Biosciences and Engineering.

Alcohol Research Center on HIV 2021 Pilot Grant Awardees

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. 

Holly Boyle Selected as a Finalist for RSAs Enoch Gordis Award

Fourth year PhD student, Holly Boyle, in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences working with Drs. Jennifer Merrill, Kate Carey, and Kristina Jackson was selected as a 2021 Student Finalist for the Enoch Gordis Research Achievement Award!