List of Current AMSP Scholars and Alumni

Scholars and alumni are categorized by title and date of attendance. Please feel free to navigate through profiles by clicking the name of the person you wish to view.

Name Current Affiliated Institution(s)
Director
Marc A. Schuckit, M.D. University of California, San Diego
Administrator
Marcy Gregg University of California, San Diego
Acting Assistant Director
Marianne Guschwan, M.D. New York University School of Medicine
Former Associate Director
Susan F. Tapert, Ph.D. University of California, San Diego
VA San Diego Healthcare System
Senior Scholars
Daryl I. Shorter, M.D. Baylor College of Medicine
VA Houston Healthcare System
Dorian A. Lamis, Ph.D. Emory University School of Medicine
Leslie Helen Lundahl, Ph.D. Wayne State University School of Medicine
Randi Melissa Schuster, Ph.D. Harvard University School of Medicine
Junior Scholars
Susanna L. Fryer, Ph.D. University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco VA Medical Center
Carla Marienfeld, M.D. University of California, San Diego
Yale University School of Medicine
Hayley R. Treloar Padovano, Ph.D. Brown University
Reagan R. Wetherill, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Scholar 2015 - 2016
Priscila Dib Goncalves, Ph.D. University of California, San Diego
and
Institute of Psychiatry, Clinicas Hospital
University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine
Scholar 2013-2014/2015-2016
Kelly S. Barth, D.O. Medical University of South Carolina
Alumni 2014 - 2016
Joseph P. Schacht, Ph.D. Medical University of South Carolina
Martin H. Plawecki, M.D., Ph.D. Indiana University School of Medicine
Paola Pedrelli, Ph.D. Harvard University School of Medicine
Sarah L. Pedersen, Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh
Alumni (2012-2013/2014-2015)
Benjamin R. Nordstrom, M.D., Ph.D. Formerly Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth University
Alumni (2013 - 2015)
Arthur N. Westover, M.D. University of Texas Southwestern
Myo Thwin Myint, M.D., F.A.A.P. Tulane University School of Medicine
Robert F. Leeman, Ph.D. Formerly Yale University School of Medicine
New England (VISN 1) MIRECC
Alumni (2012 - 2014)
Evan H. Goulding, M.D., Ph.D. Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Gail M. Basch, M.D. Rush University
Melanie Ann Yuracko McKean, D.O., Ph.D. St. Louis University School of Medicine
Shelley A. Holmer, M.D. Duke University
Alumni (2011 - 2013)
Claire E. Wilcox, M.D. University of New Mexico
Courtney L. Bagge, Ph.D. University of Mississippi
Erik W. Gunderson, M.D. University of Virginia
Alumni (2010 - 2012)
Ann M. Manzardo, Ph.D. University of Kansas
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Camila Magalhaes Silveira, M.D., Ph.D. University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Department and Institute of Psychiatry
Michael J. Mancino, M.D. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Department of Psychiatry, Center for Addiction Research
Thomas A. Nguyen, M.D. University of Cincinnati
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
Alumni (2009 - 2011)
Anna Lembke, M.D. Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University
E. Lanier Summerall, M.D., MPH Formerly: Department of Psychiatry
Dartmouth College
VA Hospital White River Junction
Currently: Deputy Chief of Staff
Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
Marcia (Marcy) L. Verduin, M.D. Department of Psychiatry
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Margaret (Meg) M. Benningfield, M.D. Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Vanderbilt University
Alumni (2008 - 2010)
Joanna Piechniczek-Buczek, M.D. Boston University
Quincy Medical Center
John M. Wryobeck, Ph.D. Department of Psychiatry
The University of Toledo
Laurie M. McCormick, M.D. Department of Psychiatry
University of Iowa College of Medicine
Michelle R. Lofwall, M.D. Department of Psychiatry
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Alumni (2007 - 2009)
Krishna Balachandra, M.D., FRCPC Formerly: University of Western Ontario
University of Alberta / Alberta Hospital Edmonton
Timothy W. Lineberry, M.D. Formerly Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Alumni (2006 - 2008)
Anika A. H. Alvanzo, M.D., M.S. Formerly: Virginia Commonwealth University
Johns Hopkins University
Gavin Bart, M.D. Department of Medicine
University of Minnesota
Hennepin County Medical Center
Larry Gray, M.D. Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
The University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital
Alumni (2005 - 2007)
Jill Marie Williams, M.D. Department of Psychiatry
UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Karin Neufeld, M.D., M.P.H. The Johns Hopkins University
Addiction Treatment Services, Dept. of Psychiatry
Nioaka N. Campbell, M.D. Department of Neuropsychiatry
University of South Carolina
Olivera J. Bogunovic, M.D. Harvard University (formerly State University of New York Upstate)
McLean Hospital
Timothy W. Fong, M.D. University of California, Los Angeles
Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior
Alumni (2004 - 2006)
Alisa B. Busch, M.D., M.S. Alcohol & Drug Abuse Treatment Program
Harvard University
McLean Hospital, Proctor Building
Carlos A. Hernandez-Avila, M.D. Department of Psychiatry
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Randall T. Brown, M.D., Ph.D. Department of Family Medicine
University of Wisconsin
Alumni (2003 - 2005)
Andrea F. DiMartini, M.D. Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinics
University of Pittsburgh
Joseph T. Sakai, M.D. University of Colorado Denver
School of Medicine
Marian Fireman, M.D. Oregon Health & Sciences University
Portland VA Medical Center
Sarah W. Book, M.D. Department of Psychiatry
Center for Drug & Alcohol Programs IOP 4N
Medical University of South Carolina
Alumni (2002 - 2004)
Christina M. Delos Reyes, M.D. Department of Psychiatry, Hanna Pavilion
Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
Gail L. Rose, Ph.D. University of Vermont
Fletcher Allen Health Care
Karen Drexler, M.D. Emory University
Atlanta VAMC
Katherine (Katie) McQueen, M.D. Formely: Baylor College of Medicine
La Hacienda Treatment Center
Alumni (2001 - 2003)
Evaristo O. Akerele, M.D. Formerly: Columbia University
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine of New York University
Margaret Rukstalis, M.D. Formerly University of Pennsylvania
Geisinger Center for Health Research
University of Pennsylvania
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Steven H. Madonick, M.D. Yale University School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Community Health Resources (chrhealth.org)
Institute of Living-Hartford Hospital/U of Connecticut
Woodburne O. Levy, M.D. Dept. of Psychiatry, College of Medicine
University of South Florida
Alumni (2000 - 2002)
Christopher J. Welsh, M.D. Division of Alcohol & Drug Abuse, Dept of Psychiatry
University of Maryland
Donna L. Londino, M.D. Dept of Psychiatry & Health Behavior
Medical College of Georgia
Jean-Joel Villier, M.D. Formerly: Howard University
D.C. Department of Health
Lauren Williams, M.D. Formerly Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
University of Miami School of Medicine
Alumni (1999 - 2001)
Karen Trocki, Ph.D. RSA Representative
Alcohol Research Group
Laura J. Bierut, M.D. School of Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis
Marty H. Hoiness, M.D. Formerly: University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Vania Modesto-Lowe, M.D. Department of Psychiatry
Formerly: University of Connecticut
Vijay Ramchandani, Ph.D. Formerly: Indiana University
National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies
Jr Scholar/Past Participant
Danielle Ramo, Ph.D. Scholar 2016 - 2018 University of California, San Francisco
Weill Institute for Neurosciences
Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center
Iliyan Ivanov, M.D. Scholar 2011 - 2012 Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Jennifer A. Hanner, M.D. Scholar 2011 - 2012 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Michelle T. Bruce, M.D., M.S.P.H. Scholar 2013 Meharry Medical College
Roberta Agabio, M.D. Scholar 2011 - 2012 University of Cagliari
Other Past Scholars and Participants
A. Bob Niculescu, M.D. Observer Mar 2003 VA San Diego Healthcare System
Avram H. Mack, M.D. Scholar 2006 - 2007 Georgetown University
Brian K. Tolliver, M.D., Ph.D. Scholar 2014 - 1969 Medical University of South Carolina
Eric B. Raimo, M.D. Scholar 1999 - 2000 University of California, San Diego
Erik Gunderson, M.D. Observer Mar 2005 Columbia University
Fauzia Mahr, M.D. Scholar 2010 - 2011 Penn State University
School of Medicine
Jessica R. Skidmore, Ph.D. Scholar Dec 1969 UCSD
Joe E. Thornton, M.D. Scholar 2002 - 2003 University of Texas at San Antonio
Judith (Jodi) Prochaska, Ph.D. Scholar Oct 2009 University of California, San Francisco
Laura A. Pieri, M.D. Scholar 2001 - 2002 Temple University
Leslie L. Buckley, M.D. Scholar 2007 - 2008 University of Toronto
Maria E. Pagano, Ph.D. Scholar 2006 - 2007 Case Western Reserve University
Maritza E. Lagos, M.D. Scholar 2007 - 2008 Michigan State University
Nina McGowan, M.D. Observer Mar 2005 New York University
Pirzada Sattar, M.D. Scholar 2004 - 2005 Creighton University
Ryan S. Trim, Ph.D. Observer 2008 University of California, San Diego
Shannon Robinson, M.D. Observer 2006 - 2007 University of California, San Diego
Stephanie Moran, M.D. Observer Mar 2007 Bristol-Meyers Squibb
Sungwon Roh, M.D. Observer Oct 2004 Seoul, South Korea
Theadia L. Carey, M.D. Scholar 2008 - 2009 University of Michigan
Ulrich Preuss, M.D. Observer May 2001 University of Munich, Germany
Valentin Isacescu, M.D. Observer May 2001 VA San Diego Healthcare System
Valgerdur Runarsdottir, M.D. Observer Oct 2002 University of Iceland
Wendol Williams, M.D. Observer Oct 2003 NIAAA
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