Alcohol, Drug Use and other Addictive / Risky Behaviors

Abraham, Amanda

Abraham, Amanda

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration and Policy
Fellow, 2014 GDPP Graduate, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | aabraham@uga.edu

Research Interests include Health Policy, Substance Use Disorder Treatment, Accessibility/Quality of SUD Treatment, Organizational Change, Maternal Health

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Beach, Steven R.H.

Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Psychology
Co-Director, Center for Family Research
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | srhbeach@uga.edu
Research Interests include Family, Epigenetics, Inflammation, Obesity, Substance Abuse
Karen Calhoun

Calhoun, Karen

Professor Emerita, Department of Psychology
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | kcalhoun@uga.edu

Research Interests include causes, consequences and prevention of sexual aggression, PTSD and risk revictimization and characteristics of sexually aggressive men.

Lillian Eby

Eby, Lillian

Director, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
Professor, Department of Psychology
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | leby@uga.edu

Research Interests include Occupational Health, Workforce Development, Mentoring, Work/Family, Substance Abuse Treatment, and Implementation Science

Goodie, Adam

Goodie, Adam

Professor, Department of Psychology
Director, Center for Gambling Research
Director, Georgia Decision Lab
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | goodie@uga.edu

Research Interests include gambling, decision making, psychology, recognition and addictive behaviors

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Jayawardhana, Jayani

Associate Professor, Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website |  jayaward@uga.edu

Research Interests include health economics, health policy, substance abuse, tobacco, prescription drugs, and industrial organization

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Kogan, Steve

Director of Faculty Development, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Science
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | smkogan@uga.edu

Research Interests include family centered substance abuse prevention, substance use consequences, and African American men

Muilenburg, Jessica

Muilenburg, Jessica

Associate Professor, Health Promotion and Behavior
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | jlm@uga.edu

Research Interests tobacco cessation in substance abuse treatment facilities, tobacco use in adolescents and young adults, tobacco disparities in African Americans, substance abuse, adolescent risky behaviors

Roman, Paul

Roman, Paul

Professor, Department of Sociology
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | proman@uga.edu

Research Interests include health services, addiction, treatment, intervention and work organization

SimonsLeslie

Simons, Leslie

Professor, Department of Sociology
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | lgsimons@uga.edu

Research Interests include family, life course, aging, crime and law

Strauss, Gregory

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
websitegstrauss@uga.edu

Research Interests include Schizophrenia, Psychosis, predictors of conversion to psychosis in high-risk youth, emotion, reward and social cognition

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Sweet, Lawrence

Professor, Department of Psychology
Fellow, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
website | sweet@uga.edu

Research Interests include neuropsychology, neuroimaging, clinical psychology, addictions and neurological disorders