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