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Deepa Camenga

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Associate Director of Pediatric Programs, Yale Program in Addiction Medicine; Associate Professor on Term, Chronic Disease Epidemiology

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Deepa Camenga, MD, MHS, FAAP

Research Summary

Dr. Camenga's research focuses on studying adolescent and young adult substance use prevention and treatment.

Specialized Terms: Tobacco cessation; Youth substance use

Extensive Research Description

Dr. Camenga’s research focuses on reducing the morbidity and mortality associated with adolescent substance use and substance use disorders. Specifically, her work focuses on improving the identification and treatment of drug and tobacco use; understanding adolescent nicotine dependence and its co-occurrence with substance use; and improving our understanding of emerging tobacco products, such as e-cigarettes. She also is interested in developing and evaluating novel technology-enhanced interventions to reduce drug use in both adolescents and young adults.


Research Interests

Adolescent Behavior; Emergency Medicine; Health Services Research; Opioid-Related Disorders; Tobacco Use Disorder

Public Health Interests

Substance Use, Addiction

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