Research & Publications
I am a clinical psychologist with expertise in substance use
treatment and research. I earned my Ph.D. at Rutgers, the State University
of New Jersey, completed a predoctoral clinical internship and NIDA T32
postdoctoral research fellowship at Yale University, and was promoted to research
faculty at Yale School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry. My program of research focuses on understanding cigarette and e-cigarette use among youth and adults to inform tobacco prevention, intervention, and policy.
Specific ongoing research activities include:
1) Investigating factors associated with initiation, switching, and cessation of cigarettes and e-cigarettes to inform prevention and intervention efforts.
2) Leveraging advances in mobile technology and wearable biosensors for real-time assessment and treatment delivery.
3) Using novel experimental paradigms to study the effects of potential tobacco regulatory policies.
4) Expanding access to smoking cessation services through treatment implementation in specialized medical and community settings.
Education & Training
- PhDRutgers University (2015)
- MSRutgers University (2012)
- BSUniversity of Notre Dame (2008)