Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Center for Studies of Addiction

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Seminars

Mondays at 3:00 p.m.
3900 Chestnut Street

 

Fall 2014

September 8
Dr. Robert Schnoll, PhD 
Improving Treatments for Nicotine Dependence

September 15
Dr. Yukiko Washio, PhD
Addressing Maternal Health Issues with a Comprehensive Approach

September 22
Dr. Brenda Curtis, PhD
Using Marketing Techniques to Recruit and Retain Research Participants

September 29
Dr. Joseph Schacht, PhD
Identification of Neural Targets for Pharmacological Treatment in Alcohol Use Disorders

October 6
Dr. Amy Hart, MD
Investigating the Genetic Influences on Substance Use Disorders Using a  Genome-Wide Approach

October 13
Dr. Reagan Wetherill, PhD
TBA

October 20
Dr. Kimberly Kirby, PhD
TBA

October 27
Dr. John Dani, PhD
Dopaminergic Mechanisms Contributing to the Nicotine Addiction Process

November 3
Dr. David Festinger, PhD 
TBA

November 10
Dr. Neil Epperson, MD
What? You Give Progesterone to Men? The Role of Neurosteroids in Nicotine Dependence

November 17
Dr. Rebecca Ashare, PhD
TBA

November 24
Dr. Kenneth Silverman, PhD 
Incentives & Health: The Application of Operant Conditioning in Health Promotion

December 1
Jeremy Mennis, PhD
Addiction and the Environment: Why Place Matters to Substance Abuse and Treatment

December 8
Michael Holmes, MD, PhD
TBA

December 15
Dr. Kyle Kampman, MD
An Update on Topiramate for Cocaine Dependence

December 22
Dr. Heath Schmidt, PhD
TBA