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Kelly Cosgrove, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience and of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging; Co-Director of the T32 Translational Alcohol Research Program, Psychiatry and Public Health

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Kelly Cosgrove, PhD

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    300 George St

    New Haven, CT 06511-

    United States



Dr. Cosgrove uses positron emission tomography (PET) to gain insights into the brains of people after they’ve stopped using alcohol and drugs. Trained as a clinical psychologist who worked with individuals managing alcohol and drug addiction, Dr. Cosgrove transitioned to conducting research in order to find more effective ways of helping patients recover from addiction and avoid relapse. Her laboratory develops and uses creative PET imaging paradigms to track changes in critical neurochemicals during the recovery from addiction.

Education & Training

  • Psychology Intern
    Medical University of South Carolina (2003)
  • PhD
    University of Minnesota (2002)
  • BS
    University of Minnesota (1997)

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