Sara L. Dolan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Graduate Program Director, Psy.D. program · Baylor University

Research Interests: Neuropsychological functioning and substance abuse treatment

Substance abuse treatment Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Alcoholism Alcohol Abuse Ptsd

Julia Felton

Assistant Professor of Public Health · Michigan State University

Dr. Julia Felton is a child clinical psychologist whose work focuses on treating early predictors of the development of depression.

Psychopathology Depression Substance use

Jungeun Olivia Lee

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Jungeun Olivia Lee focuses on a relationship among SES, adverse childhood experiences, substance use, and its comorbid mental health.

SES Childhood Adversity Life Course Human Development Substance use

Marilyn Freimuth, PhD

Doctoral Faculty and Director of the Neuropsychology Specialization Training Program · Fielding Graduate University

Author of two groundbreaking books providing tools for recognizing substance and behavioral addictions

Addiction Assessment Provider-Patient Relationships Addiction Treatment Within the Context of Psychotherapy Thinking About Theories : Finding Your Clinical Orientation Facilitating Addiction Recognition in Mental Health Care and Health Care Settings

Erin Calipari

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the neuroscience of mental illness and addiction, including gender differences.

Opioids adaptive processes self-administered drugs Dopamine Addiction and Recovery

Andrew Finch

Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development; Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling · Vanderbilt University

An expert who specializes in recovery high schools, substance use disorders, teen addiction and school counseling.

Addiction and mental health counseling Alcoholism Substance Abuse and Addiction Teen Addiction Drug Abuse

Carolyn Tucker Halpern, Ph.D.

Chair, Maternal and Child Health · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise: adolescent and young adult sexuality and risk-taking, healthy sexual development, developmental psychology.

Sexual Development Adolescent Health Demography Reproductive Health Risk Taking

Jolomi Ikomi, M.D.

Medical Director of Project Recovery · ChristianaCare

Jolomi Ikomi, M.D., specializes in the rare combination of both psychiatry and addiction psychiatry.

Addiction Treatment Substance Use Disorders Addiction and mental health counseling

Joseph LaBrie

Professor of Psychology · Loyola Marymount University

Adolescent and College Student Development Substance Use and Misuse Prevention and Intervention Research

Alice Cepeda

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Cepeda focuses on the social epidemiology of drug use and the related health risk behaviors affecting urban Mexican-origin populations.

Urban Affairs HIV and AIDS Drug Use and Abuse Social Work Social Work Education

Trenette Clark Goings, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Social Work & Associate Member, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Trenette T. Clark is an Associate Professor in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work.

Program Evaluation Higher Education Grant Writing Epidemiology Etiology

Suzanne Wenzel

Richard M. and Ann L. Thor Professor in Urban Social Development · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Interdisciplinary researcher, specializing in the health-related needs of vulnerable populations.

Substance abuse treatment sexual risk behavior and risk reduction Post-traumatic stress disorder in women Homelessness and homeless women HIV and AIDS

Julie Cederbaum

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Cederbaum focuses on family process, childhood adversity, and reproductive and behavioral health risk prevention.

Parenting and Fatherhood Childhood Adversity Parent-child communication Parenting

Laura Williamson

Director, Center for Bioethics and Health Policy · Augusta University

A leading health ethicist specializing in vaccine hesitancy, addiction research, bioethics and immunization mandates.

Immunization mandates Bioethics Medical Ethics Addiction Research Vaccine Hesitancy

Benjamin Henwood

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Expert on housing and integrative support for homeless individuals

Serious Mental Illness Housing First, homelessness, permanent supportive housing Integrated behavioral and primary healthcare

Dorian Traube

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Traube focuses on early child development, home visitation, and telehealth solutions for families with young children.

Parent Education Telehealth Children’s Mental Health Infant Mental Health Home Visitation

Hilary Rose

Associate Professor · Concordia University

Hilary Rose's research interests lie in child development with a current focus on sexually-confused youth

Gender Development Sexual Identity Development Stereotyping Processes Bullying At-Risk Teens

Lisa J. Merlo

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Lisa Merlo’s research focuses on mental health, well-being and professional fulfillment among healthcare professionals.

Motivational Interviewing Burnout of Health Professionals Well-being of Health Professionals Medical Student Wellness

Eric Rice

Associate Professor and Co-Director of the USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Social work expert, focusing on community outreach, network science, and the use of social networking technology by high-risk youth

Artificial Intelligence for Social Good Homelessness HIV Prevention Application of social networking methods to social work research Social Network Theory

Genevieve Weber

Associate Professor of Counseling and Mental Health Professions · Hofstra University

Dr. Weber is a licensed mental health counselor, with a specialty in LGBTQ inclusion/cyber-bullying and substance abuse/heroin addiction.

LGBT Inclusion Homophobia Cyberbullying Substance Abuse Addiction