I received my BA in Psychology from the University of Nebraska, graduating Magna Cum Laude. I completed my PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Missouri, and my Clinical Psychology Internship from the Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.I am a Professor of Psychiatry who studies the association of addiction and comorbid psychiatric disorders. My current research, funded by NIAAA, focuses on developing and testing cognitive behavioral treatments that can improve the alcohol use disorder treatment outcomes for individuals with co-occurring anxiety and depressive disorders. My research has also explored the epidemiology, causes, course and treatment of co-occurring disorders ("comorbidity"). To date, I have 88 publications, 4470 citations, and an h-index of 35.I am the Program Director of P3, an intensive 10-session grant writing program for Assistant Professors in the University's Medical School. I am the Program Director of the NIDA T32 Postdoctoral Training Program focused on Comorbidity between Substance Abuse and Mental Illness. I am also Director of the Cognitive-Behavioral Anxiety Disorders Clinic.
Internalizing psychopathology (anxiety disorders and depressive disorders) co-occurring with substance abuse disorders (especially alcohol dependence). My research has explored the, epidemiology, causes, course and treatment of co-occurring disorders ("comorbidity").
Behavioral and cognitive therapies for anxiety disorders, especially obsessive compulsive disorder
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