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