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New kinds of access, from e-cigarettes to marijuana, are changing the landscape of substance use. As the economic, developmental, and social dimensions of drug and alcohol use multiply, scientific knowledge of addiction continues to expand.

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Faculty in Substance Use

Angela Aidala
Associate Research Scientist
Sociomedical Sciences
Andrea Howard
Associate Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Carol Caton
Professor of Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences (in Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Christine Mauro
Assistant Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Denise Kandel
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences (in Psychiatry)
Diana Hernández
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Deborah Hasin
Professor
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ezra Susser
Professor
Epidemiology and Psychiatry
Francine Cournos
Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology
Guohua Li
Professor
Epidemiology
Jeffrey Fagan
Professor
Epidemiology
Katherine Keyes
Professor
Epidemiology
Karolynn Siegel
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Lisa Rosen-Metsch
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Lynn Tepper
Clinical Professor
Behavioral Science (In Sociomedical Sciences and Dentistry)
Mary Ann Chiasson
Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Medicine)
Mary Northridge
Professor
Clinical Sociomedical Sciences (in Dental Medicine)
Michael Wessells
Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Peter Messeri
Professor Emeritus/Special Lecturer
Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Qixuan Chen
Associate Professor
Biostatistics
Ronald Bayer
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Renee Goodwin
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Robert Fullilove
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Silvia Martins
Professor
Epidemiology
Wendy Chavkin
Special Lecturer/ Professor Emerita
Population and Family Health and Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Xinhua Liu
Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Esteban Calvo
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in CAC)
George Musa
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
Joanne Csete
Associate Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Helen-Maria Lekas
Associate Professor of Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences
Ana Navas-Acien
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Daniel Giovenco
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Pia Mauro
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Christopher Morrison
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Seth Prins
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Sociomedical Sciences
Tiffany Sanchez
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Dan Liao
Lecturer
Biostatistics
Kara Rudolph
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Jeremy Kane
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology

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Just Published

Fairchild, A.L., Lee, J.S., Bayer, R., & Curran, J. (2018). E-Cigarettes and the Harm-Reduction Continuum. New England Journal of Medicine. View abstract

 

Hernandez, D., Castellon, P.C., Fernandez, Y., Torres-Caradona, F.A., Parish, C., Gorshein, D., Vargas Vidot, J., Miranda de Leon, S., Rodriguez, A., Santana Bagur, J., Feaster, D.J., Schackman, B.R., Metsch, L.R. (2017). When "the Cure" is the Risk: Understanding How Substance Use Affects HIV and HCV in a Layered Risk Environment in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Health Educ Behav. View abstract

 

Giovenco, D.P. (2017). Smoke Shop Misclassification May Cloud Studies on Vape Shop Density. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. View abstract.

 

Goodwin, R.D., Wall, M.M., Garey, L. … & Hasin, D.S. (2017). Depression Among Current, Former, and Never Smokers from 2005 to 2013: The Hidden Role of Disparities in Depression in the Ongoing Tobacco Epidemic. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. View abstract.

 

 

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