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Kathleen Carroll, PhD

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

Years active at Yale: 1982- present

Dr. Carroll is being recognized for her 30 years of experience in developing and evaluating effective therapies for substance use disorders.Her research has focused on the development and evaluation of a range of behavioral treatments and combinations of behavioral therapies and pharmacotherapies, with an emphasis on improving the quality and rigor of clinical efficacy research concerning addictions.Dr. Carroll, a clinical psychologist, is the Albert E. Kent Professor of Psychiatry at Yale and the director of psychosocial research in the Division of Substance Abuse. She has co-authored more than 320 articles in peer-reviewed journals.

She has received numerous awards and honors in her career, including being named a Highly Cited Researcher by the Thomson Institute for Scientific Information in 2008. She received the Norman E. Zinberg Award & Memorial Lecture from Harvard University School of Medicine in 2007. She also received the Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Education and Training Award by the American Psychological Association, as well as the Senior Scientist Award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. She won the Clinical Innovations Award at Yale in 2015.

She is a member of the Scholar Awards Committee at the Yale School of Medicine, and is on the board of directors of the College of Problems on Drug Dependence.