Dr. Patricia Cioe was recently promoted to Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences!
Her current work is focused on the development of innovative smoking cessations interventions for people with HIV (PWH), and examination of the effects of cigarette smoking on HIV clinical outcomes, including biomarkers of monocyte activation and inflammation. Dr. Cioe is also conducting research that examines the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems for harm reduction in PWH who smoke and are unable or unwilling to quit.
Dr. Sara Helseth and CAAS colleagues, including Dr. Kelli Scott, Katherine Escobar, Frances Jimenez, and Dr. Sara Becker recently published new work in Substance Abuse examining what kinds of information and support parents need to help their teens transition from residential to continuing care.
Congratulations to Arianna Ferretti on graduating from the Brown University ScB '21 Neuroscience Undergraduate Program! Arianna was a talented undergraduate student in the Haass-Koffler Clinical Neuroscience Lab and received the Brown Connect Collaborative SPRINT Award which supported her study on the effect of COVID-19 lockdown in individuals with alcohol use disorder. Arianna accepted a position as Research Assistant at the Rhode Island Hospital.