What Have We Learned about Treating Trauma and Substance Use Disorders over the Past 20 Years?

Date(s) - Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


The Division of Behavioral Health Services and Policy Research is pleased to announce the following Monthly Seminar:

Denise Hien, PhD, ABPP

“What Have We Learned about Treating Trauma and Substance Use Disorders over the Past 20 Years?”


Denise Hien, PhD, ABPP, is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Gordon F. Derner Institute for Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University, and Adjunct Senior Research Scientist at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Division on Substance Use Disorders. She and her group conduct programmatic research on women’s mental health and addictions, with continuous funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse (19 grants total: 6 R01, 1 multi-site) for over 20 years. Considered a leader in the field, her body of work has contributed to the evidence base on the treatment of women with trauma-related psychiatric disorders and their comorbidity with addictions, through conducting single- and multi-site clinical trials across the United States in community-based substance abuse treatment settings. She currently leads a NIDA R25 training grant for translational addiction research for racial/ethnic minority BS/MD, MA and PhD candidates in the biomedical and social sciences. She is board-certified in clinical psychology and has served as a standing member on NIDA’s NIH Institutional Review Groups and a health disparities advisory group to the Director on Asian/Pacific Islander issues.

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