Division of Addictions

Stephanie S. O'Malley, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Division of Addictions


To understand the causes and process of addiction and to develop innovative treatments for alcohol, nicotine, marijuana, cocaine, opiates, and gambling. Interdisciplinary collaborations further these aims.

Areas of Research

  • Behavioral Pharmacology and Medications Development
  • Psychotherapy Treatment Development and Efficacy
  • Patient Treatment Matching and Process Research, including genetic and (?)
  • Stress, Self-Control and Addictive Behaviors
  • Diagnostic, Epidemiology and Policy Studies
  • International Research
  • Primary Care Interventions and HIV Risk Reduction

Research Centers

Research Training Opportunities

Contact Us

For more information, please contact Stephanie O'Malley, Ph.D. or individual faculty.  Faculty in the Division of Addiction Research are listed below. A complete Department of Psychiatry Faculty listing is located under 'Research' on index.

Division of Addictions Research Faculty

Affiliated Faculty

Amy Arnsten, Neurobiology Peter Jatlow, Laboratory Medicine
George Anderson, Child Psychiatry & Laboratory Medicine Linda Mayes, Child Psychiatry
Steve Bernstein, Emergency Medicine Patrick O'Connor, Internal Medicine
Linda Bockenstedt, Internal Medicine Jody Sindelar, Public Health
Gail D'Onofrio, Emergency Medicine Robert Makuch, Public Health
David Fiellin, Internal Medicine