Center for Behavioral Economic Health Research Seminars

Upcoming Events

Fall 2023

Second Tuesday of the month: 4-5pm via Zoom

September 12th: Enhancing the Efficacy of Brief Alcohol Intervention for Higher-Risk Emerging Adults

James G. Murphy, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Memphis

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October 10th: Integrating Substance Use Treatments within HIV Clinics

Karen Cropsey, Psy.D., Vivian Conaster-Turner Professor of Psychiatry, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dr. Cropsey's research and clinical interests center on treating addiction in vulnerable populations such as individuals in the criminal justice system and persons living with HIV/AIDS. She has several ongoing NIH-funded projects on tobacco intervention and alcohol research. She has an ongoing naloxone training project to prevent opioid overdose. She is Vice Chair for Clinical Research in the UAB Department of Psychiatry and Neurobiology, directs the Center for Addiction and Pain Intervention and Treatment, and is active in the Center for AIDS Research Zambia Alabama HIV Alcohol Comorbidities Program (ZAMBAMA).

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November 14th: Environmental Sustainability and Behavioral Economics

Brett Gelino, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Gelino’s research interests focus on behavior change and demand characteristics associated with public health and sustainable living. His long-term goal is to influence policy change aimed at promoting ecologically responsible habits and regulatory science via behavioral economic investigation and the application of behavioral sciences. He did his doctoral work in the Department of Applied Behavioral Science, University of Kansas before joining the Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as a postdoctoral research fellow.

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