Dr. Zelaya Co-Authors Recently Published Book Chapter

Dr. David Zelaya co-authored a book chapter titled "Psychosocial Risk and Resilience Factors in LGBTQ PoC Mental Health" in "Heart, Brain and Mental Health Disparities for LGBTQ People of Color" published in Palgrave Macmillan

Palgrave Macmillan describes this book as:

Drs. Jackson, Spirito, and Sheinkopf Receive NOA for R01

Dr. Kristina Jackson recently received notice of award for an R01 funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism called "Prevalence, onset and progression of substance use in adolescents and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders" as a multiple-PI with Drs. Anthony Spirito and Stephen Sheinkopf

Dr. Angela Stevens Received a 2021 ACER Journal Award

The RSA and ISBRA Publication Committees and ACER leadership recently announced the recipients of the ACER Journal Award for Outstanding Paper by an Early Career Investigator. Postdoctoral fellow, Dr.

Arianna Ferretti Graduates from Neuroscience Undergraduate Program

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.

Dr. Kang Received ASAM Abstract Award

Dr. Augustine Kang recently received the American Society of Addiction Medicine's (ASAM) Abstract Award: Associated Professionals, presented at the ASAM 2021 Conference for, "Perspectives among patients and counselors with telecounseling in the COVID-19 Pandemic." He received the award for his work examining patient experiences with telehealth use during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New TAROE Pilot Study

Dr. Brendan Jacka launched his very first study as a Principal Investigator (PI), The TAROE Pilot Study, where Dr. Jacka and his team will be looking at the experiences of layperson (non-professional) responders to opioid overdose incidents, including stress response following.

Dr. Cioe Receives Notice of Award for R21 from the National Cancer Institute

Dr. Patricia Cioe recently received notice of award for a new R21 grant Preloading with Nicotine Replacement Therapy in HIV-positive Smokers to Improve Self-Efficacy and Quit Attempts from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.