Cecile M Denis, PhD

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Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Research Associate, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (USA)
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Department of Psychiatry
HIV Prevention Research Division
3535 Market St
Suite 4000
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-898-1825
Lab: 215-898-1825
BS (Biochemistry)
University of Poitiers, France, 2000.
MSc (Biochemistry)
University of Liverpool, United Kingdom , 2001.
MSc (Neuropsychopharmacology and Addiction)
University of Bordeaux, France , 2002.
Degree (Statistics and Epidemiology)
University of Bordeaux, France, 2003.
PhD (Psychology and Addiction)
University of Bordeaux, France , 2009.
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Description of Research Expertise

substance use disorder
Infectious disease
Mental health
Study design

Selected Publications

Denis C., Dominique T., Smith P., Fiore D., Brown D., Davison A., Dunbar D., Ku Y-C., Morales K., Crits-Christoph P., Blank M., Douglas S., Evans D., Metzger D. : Characteristics of high-risk injectors opioid use disorder individuals in Philadelphia, PA: highlights for interventions. 82nd Annual Meeting - College on Problems of Drug Dependence; June 22-24, 2020 2020.

Kervran, C., Shmulewitz, D., Serre, F., Stohl, M., Denis, C., Hasin, D., Auriacombe, M.: Item Response Theory analyses of DSM-5 substance use disorder criteria in French outpatient addiction clinic participants. How much is craving special? Drug Alcohol Depend 212: 108036, 2020.

Metzger D, Denis C, Kampman K, Lynch K, Benitez J, Barclay D, Dugosh K, Festinger D, Viner K, Jones D. : Rapid initiation of buprenorphine/naloxone to optimize MAT utilization in Philadelphia. 81st Annual Meeting - College on Problems of Drug Dependence; June 15-19, 2019; San Antonio, Tx, USA 2019.

Denis, C. M., Morales, K. H., Wu, Q., Metzger, D. S., Cheatle, M. D.: Association Between Diagnoses of Chronic Noncancer Pain, Substance Use Disorder, and HIV-Related Outcomes in People Living With HIV. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 82 Suppl 2: S142-S147, 2019.

Auriacombe, M., Roux, P., Briand Madrid, L., Kirchherr, S., Kervran, C., Chauvin, C., Gutowski, M., Denis, C., Carrieri, M. P., Lalanne, L., Jauffret-Roustide, M., Cosinus study, group: Impact of drug consumption rooms on risk practices and access to care in people who inject drugs in France: the COSINUS prospective cohort study protocol. BMJ Open 9(2): e023683, 2019.

Auriacombe M, Serre F, Denis C, Fatseas M.: Diagnosis of addictions. The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy and Science of Addiction. H. Pickard and S. Ahmed (eds.). Routledge, 2018 Notes: Book chapter 10.

Serre, F., Fatseas, M., Denis, C., Swendsen, J., Auriacombe, M.: Predictors of craving and substance use among patients with alcohol, tobacco, cannabis or opiate addictions: Commonalities and specificities across substances. Addict Behav 83: 123-129, 2018.

Auriacombe, M., Moriceau, S., Serre, F., Denis, C., Micoulaud-Franchi, J. A., de Sevin, E., Bonhomme, E., Bioulac, S., Fatseas, M., Philip, P.: Development and validation of a virtual agent to screen tobacco and alcohol use disorders. Drug Alcohol Depend 193: 1-6, 2018.

Denis C, Tran H, Nguyen L, Nguyen T, Trias V, Auriacombe M, Voisin A, Mai Thi Hoai S, Le Truong G, Daulouede JP, Metzger D, O’Brien C.P. : Effectiveness of an addiction treatment program integrated in an HIV clinic: results of a 4-year program in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. NIDA International Conference; June 8-11, 2018; San Diego, CA, USA 2018.

Nguyen T, Denis C, Voisin A, Doan T, Tran H, Nguyen L, Trias V, Huang L, Auriacombe M, Raguin G, Mai Thi Hoai S, Le Truong G, Daulouede JP, O’Brien C.P, Metzger D. : Change over 12-months of an Integrated Treatment Program for Opiate Addiction and HIV in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: highlighting the role of counseling. NIDA International Conference; June 16-19, 2017; Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 2017.

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Last updated: 04/22/2021
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