Kathleen Garrison, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine. She earned a BS in Neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles, an MSc in Neuroscience from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and her PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Southern California. Katie completed her Postdoctoral Training in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale. Katie's research program aims to develop innovative treatments for addictions by understanding the underlying neurobiological processes, designing novel interventions and testing these in randomized clinical trials. Her work is largely focused on tobacco use, but extends to other addictive disorders. Her work uses advanced methods in neuroimaging and mobile health which are generalizable. This enables her research program to be dynamic, highly collaborative, and responsive to often urgent issues in addiction.