CAAS News

Dr. L. Morgan Snell Publication

Postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Morgan Snell, published a paper describing associations between nicotine dependence and dual use of combustible and e-cigarettes over time.

Dr. Jacob Van den Berg Publication

Dr. Jacob van den Berg and his team have a paper entitled: "A systematic review of early adoption of implementation science for HIV prevention or treatment in the United States" that was just published in the journal AIDS. The manuscript was led by Dr.

Holly Boyle Receives F31 Fellowship

Holly Boyle received an F31 Fellowship from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) for her research on "Examining person and event level predictors of simultaneous alcohol and marijuana use via mixed methods."

Dr. Sara Becker Landmark Publication in Pediatrics

Congratulations to the Director of the New England ATTC, Dr. Sara Becker, on this landmark publication in Pediatrics "Brief Behavioral Interventions for Substance Use in Adolescents: A Meta-analysis."

Dr. Melissa Pielech New Publication in Special Issue of American Psychologist

Dr. Melissa Pielech, and co-authors Claire Lunde, Dr. Kevin Vowles, Dr. Sara Becker, and Dr. Christine B Sieberg, recently published a manuscript in a special issue of the journal American Psychologist focused on psychology's role in addressing the dual crises of chronic pain and opioid-related harms.

Anne Neary

New Research Assistant with Project ARC

Join us in welcoming a new member to the Brown Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies team!

Anne Neary is joining CAAS as a recent graduate from the University of Massachusetts Amherst to work with Dr. Jennifer Merrill as a Research Assistant helping run Project ARC (Alcohol Use in Real-life Contexts)!

Brown CAAS Faculty Promoted to Associate Professor!

We are so excited to congratulate Brown CAAS faculty recently promoted to Associate Professor!

First, Dr. Rosemarie Martin whose current research focuses on improving the access to evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder, particularly among individuals involved in the criminal justice system who have high risk of overdose death

Secondly, Dr. Jennifer Merrill whose current research focuses on high intensity drinking and blackouts among young adults. 

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