Kathleen M. Carroll, PhD

Albert E. Kent Professor of Psychiatry; Director of Psychosocial Research, Division of Addictions; Principal Investigator, Psychotherapy Development Center for Drug Abuse

Departments & Organizations

DAHRS

Office of Student Research

Psychiatry: Division of Substance Abuse | Psychology Section | Psychotherapy Development Center | Substance Abuse Research

Biography

Dr. Kathleen M. Carroll graduated summa cum laude from Duke University, received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 1988 from the University of Minnesota, and completed her pre-doctoral training at the Yale University School of Medicine’s Division of Substance Abuse, where she was promoted to Professor in 2002. She is Director of the Center forr Psychotherapy Development at Yale, NIDA’s only Center devoted to behavioral therapies research, and since 1999 she has been Principal Investigator of the New England Node of the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s Clinical Trials Network. An ISI Thompson ISI Highly Cited Researcher, Dr. Carroll is the author of over 250 peer-reviewed publications as well as numerous chapters and books.

Her research has focused on the development and evaluation of behavioral treatments and combinations of behavioral therapies and pharmacotherapies, with an emphasis on improving the quality and rigor of clinical efficacy research in the addictions. Dr. Carroll received a NIH MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) in 2003 for her work on developing computer-assisted training in cognitive-behavioral therapy. Dr. Carroll served as President of the American Psychological Association’s Division 50 (Addictions) from 2002-2005 and received the Divisions’ Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Education and Training Award.

Education & Training

PhD University of Minnesota (1988)
BS Duke University (1980)
Predoctoral fellow Yale University School of Medicine

Honors & Recognition

  • Highly Cited ResearcherThompson ISI (2008)

  • The Society LecturerThe Society for the Study of Addiction (2005)

  • Distinguished Clinical Research Scholar on the Addictions,American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) (1999)

  • MERIT award (Method to Enhance Research in Time)NIH (2003)

  • Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Education and Training AwardAmerican Psychological Association, Division 50 (2005)

  • Senior Scientist Award (K05)NIDA (2000)

  • Norman E. Zinberg Award & Memorial LectureHarvard University School of Medicine (2007)

  • Phi Beta KappaDuke University (1979)

  • FellowDivision 28 (Psychopharmacology), APA (2002)

  • Predoctoral FellowshipAmerican Association of University Women (1986)

Professional Service

  • Committee on Readjustment Needs of Military Personnel, Veterans and their Families National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine (2010)

  • Term Appointments and Promotions Committee Yale University School of Medicine (2001 - 2004)

  • Centers Review Group (IRG ZDA1 RXL-E) NIDA (2000)

  • Member, Publication Committee College of Problems on Drug Dependence (2007)

  • Chair, Felows and Awards Committee Division 50, Addictions (2006 - 2010)

  • President American Psychological Association, Division 50 (2002 - 2005)

  • Psychological Assessment American Psychological Association (2001 - 2009)

  • Scholar Awards Committee Yale University School of Medicine (2008 - 2011)

International Activity

  • International Scientific Committee France (2011)

    Annales Medico-Psychologiques

  • Update on addiction treatment research Paris, France (2009 - 2009)

    Plenary session in Les Journees de L’Albatros : Actualities de la researche clinique et therapeutique en addictologie.

  • Addiction Treatment Trieste, Italy (2009)

    Comitato Scientifico del Dipartimento Politiche Antidroga (Member, Scientific Advisory Committee to the Department of Drug Policy, Government of Italy

  • Addiction and Treatment Vienna, Austria (2007)

    Consultant to United Nations Office of Drug and Crime (UNODC)

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Kathleen M. Carroll, PhD
Office Location
VA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue, Ste Bldg 35, S151D

West Haven, CT 06516
Mailing Address
Department of Psychiatry950 Campbell Avenue
MIRECC 151D

West Haven, CT 06516

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