There are numerous specific areas of research available for trainees to pursue in this alcohol research training program, including fetal alcohol syndrome, adolescent and adult alcohol/substance abuse, risk and protective factors for alcoholism, alcohol and brain disease, neurobiological/behavioral effects of alcoholism, neuropsychological assessment, brain imaging, interventions, addiction and comorbidity.
For more information, visit the websites of the participating faculty mentors listed and linked below.

  • Edward Riley, Ph.D.
  (PI and Director, SDSU)
  • Susan Tapert, Ph.D.
  (Co-Director, UCSD)
Riley&Tapert
• Robert Anthenelli, M.D. (UCSD)
David Moore, Ph.D. (UCSD)
Sandra A. Brown, Ph.D.  (Former Co-Director, UCSD)
Eileen Moore, Ph.D. (SDSU)
Mariana Cherner, Ph.D. (UCSD)
Mark Myers, Ph.D. (UCSD)
Cindy Ehlers, Ph.D. (TSRI and UCSD)
Sonya Norman, Ph.D. (UCSD)
Jay Giedd, M.D. (UCSD)
Marc Schuckit, M.D. (UCSD)
Igor Grant, M.D. (UCSD)
Andrea Spadoni, Ph.D. (UCSD)
Joanna Jacobus, Ph.D. (UCSD)
Michael Taylor, Ph.D. (UCSD)
• Terry Jernigan, Ph.D. (UCSD)
Jennifer Thomas, Ph.D. (SDSU)
Ksenija Marinkovic, Ph.D. (SDSU)
Ryan Trim, Ph.D. (UCSD)
Sarah Mattson, Ph.D. (SDSU)
Tamara Wall, Ph.D. (UCSD)
Matt Worley, Ph.D. (UCSD)