Stephanie Samples O'Malley PhD

Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Division of Substance Abuse Research in Psychiatry; Deputy Chair, Clinical Research

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Prevention and Control

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center: Division of Substance Abuse | Substance Abuse Research | Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism | Center for Nicotine and Tobacco Use Research at Yale (CENTURY) | Smoking Cessation and Alcohol Treatment Research Clinic | Psychotherapy Development Center | Stress & Addiction Clinical Research Program | Psychology Section | Addictions, Division of | Women's Behavioral Health Research, Division of | Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

Cancer Prevention and Control

Research Interests

Medications development for alcoholism and smoking; Risk reduction and young adult drinking; tobacco regulatory science; treatment methodology; patient treatment matching; biomarkers of treatment response


  • B.S., Vanderbilt University , 1976
  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University , 1983

Selected Publication

  • Rojewski AM, Toll BA, O'Malley SS. (2013). Menthol Cigarette Use Predicts Treatment Outcomes of Weight-Concerned Smokers. Nicotine Tob Res. 2013 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24113927.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Betty Ford Award(2008) , American Association for Medical and Research in Substance Abuse
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