Reagan Wetherill, PhD, LCP

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Selected Publications

Wetherill RR, Jagannathan K, Hager N, Maron M, Franklin TR. Influence of menstrual cycle phase on resting-state functional connectivity in naturally cycling, cigarette dependent women. Biol Sex Differ. 7:24, 2016.

Wetherill RR, Fromme K. Alcohol-induced blackouts: a review of recent clinical research with practical implications and recommendations for future studies. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 40(5):922-935, 2016.

Wetherill RR, Jagannathan K, Hager N, Childress AR, Franklin TR. Sex differences in associations between cannabis craving and neural responses to cannabis cues: implications for treatment. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 23(4):238-246, 2015.

Grants & Funding

  • K23 AA023894 – Effectiveness of topiramate: characterizing individual differences.
  • PNC Charitable Trusts - Hormones, the brain, and behavior: examining the causes and effects of alcohol use and relapse in women


Reagan R. Wetherill, PhD, LCP, is a Research Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and a licensed clinical psychologist. She received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and completed her predoctoral internship/postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Diego/VA San Diego Healthcare System. Her research focuses on the neurobiological substrates of alcohol and substance use disorders, pharmacogenetics, and sex differences/influence of hormones.

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