Susan F. Tapert, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

UCSD Department of Psychiatry

VA San Diego Healthcare System (116B)

3350 La Jolla Village Dr.

San Diego, CA 92161

(858) 552-8585 ext. 2599

stapert@ucsd.edu

 

Curriculum Vitae                                                                                                                                                                          March, 2008

 

Education

1986 - 1990                 B.A.                   Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

1993 - 1998                 Ph.D.                 Clinical Psychology, Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University,
San Diego, CA. Specialties: Neuropsychology and Behavioral Medicine.

7/1/97-6/30/98            Internship        Clinical Psychology, Brown University, Providence, RI. 

1998 - 2000                 Fellowship      Neuroimaging, Department of Psychiatry Psychopharmacology and Psychobiology Fellowship, University of California, San Diego.

 

Licensures

Psychologist:                 State of California, Board of Psychology (Active).

Hospital privileges:    VA San Diego Healthcare System and UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA.

 

Grants

6/10/07-3/31/12           FMRI and Cognition in Youth at Risk for Alcoholism (5R01 AA13419-06A1). National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (PI: Tapert, $2,383,041 total costs).

5/1/06-4/30/11              FMRI and Cognition in Adolescent Cannabis Users (1R01 DA021182). National Institute on Drug Abuse (PI: Tapert, $1,890,291 total costs).

9/30/07-6/30/11           Translational Center on the Clinical Neurobiology of Cannabis Addiction (1 P20 DA024194, Center PI: Barbara Mason, Ph.D.). National Institute on Drug Abuse. Subcontract PI, Neuroimaging Core PI; $580,143 total subcontract costs).

9/1/01-8/31/08              Severity of Conduct Disorder in Adolescent Substance Abusers. Forensis Foundation (PI: Tapert, unrestricted donation of $20,000).

8/15/06-6/30/11           Level of Response to Alcohol and Brain Functioning (1R01 AA015760). National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Co-investigator (PI: Marc A. Schuckit, M.D.).

9/16/05-8/31/10           Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (2R01 AA00692). National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Co-investigator (PI: Ed Riley, PhD).

7/1/05-3/31/10              Prospective Study: Alcoholic & Control Family Offspring (2R01 AA005526. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Co-investigator (PI: Marc A. Schuckit, MD).

9/30/07-8/31/09           Adolescent Neurocognitive Recovery Following Abstinence From Alcohol (R21 AA017321). National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Co-investigator (PI: Sandra A. Brown, PhD).

7/1/04 - 6/30/09           Adolescent Alcohol Treatment Outcome – Recovery Patterns (Merit Award R37 AA07033). National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Co-investigator (PI: Sandra A. Brown, PhD).

4/1/04-3/31/09              Neurobiology of Transition to Stimulant Dependence (R01 DA16663). National Institute on Drug Abuse. Co-investigator (PI: Martin P. Paulus, M.D.)

12/1/03-11/30/08         High Angular Resolution Diffusion Imaging with MRI (R01 MH64729). National Institute on Mental Health. Co-investigator (PI: Lawrence R. Frank, PhD).

2/1/02-6/3/07                 fMRI and Cognition in Youth at Risk for Alcoholism (R01 AA13419). National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (PI: Tapert, $1,470,000 total costs).

9/15/00-2/28/07           Genetics of Adolescent Antisocial Drug Dependence (R01 DA012845). National Institute on Drug Abuse, Co-investigator (PI: Thomas Crowley, MD).

5/1/03-4/30/06              fMRI and Cognition in Adolescent MDMA and Cannabis Users (R21 DA15228). National Institute on Drug Abuse (PI: Tapert, $633,150 total costs).

4/17/03-1/31/06           Minority Supplement to FMRI and Cognition of Youth at Risk for Alcoholism (3 R01 AA013419-02S1). National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Graduate student: Carmen Pulido, B.S. (PI: Tapert, $107,780 total costs).

10/1/02-9/30/04           Sleep and Medicinal Cannabis (CMCR Award # C00-SD-111). UC Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research, Co-Investigator (PI: Sean P. A. Drummond, PhD). 

5/1/02-4/30/03              Factors Associated with Improved Functioning during Psychiatric Hospitalization for Children and Adolescents. UCSD Academic Senate (PI: Tapert, $10,000 total costs).

4/1/00-3/31/02              Neural Activation in Adolescent Alcohol Use Disorders (R21 AA12519). National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (PI: Tapert, $140,000 total direct costs).

12/1/98-4/30/99           Adolescent Alcohol Treatment Outcome: Recovery Patterns (R01 AA09033); Administrative Supplement for Pilot fMRI. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Co-investigator (PI: Sandra A. Brown, PhD).

 

Positions

July 1998 – February 2001               Clinical Psychologist. Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA.

March 2000 – February 2001          Clinical Psychologist. Spinal Cord Injury Unit, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA.

October 2000 – June 2002                Assistant Adjunct Professor. Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego.

February 2001 – May 2004              Clinical Psychologist, UCSD Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Service, San Diego, CA.

July 2002 – June 2005                        Assistant Professor In-Residence. Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego.

January 2004 – present                       Adjunct Professor. Department of Psychology, San Diego State University.

May 2004 – present                              Program Director, Substance Abuse Mental Illness Program, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA.

July 2005 – present                               Associate Professor In Residence. Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego.

 

Teaching

1998-2000                      Clinical Instructor. Department of Psychiatry, UCSD.

1998 –1999                    Instructor. Department of Psychology, University of San Diego.

2000                                  Clinical Supervisor. Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program. VA San Diego Healthcare System.

2000-2002                      Dissertation Committee Member for Philippe Goldin, Rutgers University.

2001-2003                      Co-Chair. Behavioral Medicine Admissions Committee, SDSU-UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology.

2000-2004                      Instructor. Co-instructed “Clinical Aspects of Alcoholism and Drugs of Abuse” elective for medical students (SOM Psych 224) with Marc A. Schuckit, MD each Spring Quarter, School of Medicine, UCSD.

2001-2005                      Psychotherapy Supervisor for Psychiatry Residents. Clinical supervision on  cognitive behavioral therapy for psychiatry residents, Department of Psychiatry, UCSD (Drs. Alvaro Camacho, Paul Lee, Scott Irwin, and Josh Hall). 

2001-2005                      Medical Student Research Mentor. Research mentor for UCSD medical student Independent Summer Projects (ISP): Sherry Yafai (2002), Aimee Newman (2003), Vinh Phan (2003 –NIH Summer Research Training Grant recipient), Roula Taireh (2003), Korak Sarkar (2004 –NIH Summer Research Training Grant recipient), Kelly Sweerus (American Academy of Neurology summer fellowship recipient), Arthur Ohannessian (2005–NIH Summer Research Training Grant recipient), and Jeremy Martinez (2005), School of Medicine, UCSD.

2001-2005                      UCSD Doctors Ought to Care (DOC) About Alcohol Consultant, School of Medicine, UCSD.

2002-2006                      Dissertation Committee Member and lab mentor for Alecia Schweinsburg, UCSD Department of Psychology.

2005, Fall                        Instructor. Coordinated and instructed “Toxic Effects on Neurodevelopment” seminar, Center for Human Development (CogS 260), Department of Cognitive Sciences, UCSD.

1998-present                  Psychology 107 Lab Instructor. Research mentor for one to eight UCSD Psychology undergraduate students per quarter. Department of Psychology, UCSD.

2000-present                  Dissertation Committee for Amy Goodman (2000-2002), Brian Schweinsburg (2002-2004), Caroline Lewczyk Boxmeyer (2002-2004), Stephanie Romney (2003-2004), Eric Fine (2004-2006), Vivien Keil (2005-2006), Travis Cook (2004-2007), Win Gongvatana (2005-2007), Sunita Bava (2004-2007), Melissa Pelaez-Merrick (2006-2007), Christie McGee (2006-present), Susanna Fryer (2006-present), Carmen Pulido (2006-present, Chair), Andrea Spadoni (2007-present, Chair), SDSU-UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology.

2001-present                  Faculty, SDSU-UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology Group.

2001-present                  Faculty and Supervisor, Psychology Internship Training Committee. Supervise one to three psychology interns. Department of Psychiatry, UCSD and VA San Diego Healthcare System.

2001-present                  Honors Thesis Mentor. Research mentor/supervisor for UCSD undergraduates Laura Santerre (2002), Lisa Caldwell (2003), Adam Armstead (2004), Jessica Kaczorowski (2005), Claudia Padula (2006), Jesse Feng (2008), Department of Psychology, UCSD.

2002-present                  Graduate Student Mentor. Mentor of doctoral students Carmen Pulido (2002-present), Andrea Spadoni (2004-present), Lindsay Squeglia (2007-present), Joanna Jacobus (2007-present), SDSU-UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology.

2002-present                  Guidance Committee (non-primary) for Christie McGee (2004-present), Susanna Fryer (2004-present), Benjamin McKenna (2006-present), Alissa Bazinet (2007-present), Thomas Quinlan (2007-present), Allison Kaup (2007-present), SDSU-UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology.

2002-present                  Psychology 199 Lab Instructor, Research mentor for UCSD Psychology undergraduate students, Department of Psychology, UCSD.

2003-present                  Postdoctoral Fellowship Mentor. Primary mentor of Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D. (2003-2005, 2T32MH018399); secondary mentor of Mairav Cohen-Zion, Ph.D. (2005-2007, 2T32MH018399); primary mentor of Krista Lisdahl Medina, Ph.D. (2005-2007, F32); primary mentor of Karen Hanson, Ph.D. (2006-2008, 5T32AA013525; primary mentor of Alecia Schweinsburg, Ph.D. (2006-2007); secondary mentor of Ryan Trim, Ph.D. (2007-2009, 5T32AA013525); secondary mentor of Sunita Bava, Ph.D. (2007), Departments of Psychiatry and Radiology, UCSD.

2004-present                  Group Supvervision Co-Leader. Co-lead group supervision for psychology practicum students and interns rotating on the Alcohol Drug Treatment Program and Substance Abuse Mental Illness Program, VA San Diego Healthcare System.

2004-present                  Practicum Supervisor. Primary clinical supervisor for two doctoral students rotating on Substance Abuse Mental Illness Program at VA San Diego Healthcare System, SDSU-UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology.

2006-present                  Faculty Consultant. Postdoctoral Clinical Neuropsychology Seminar. Department of Psychiatry, UCSD.

2006-present                  Fellowship Mentor. Primary mentor of postdoctoral fellow: Alcohol Research in the Science/Practitioner Model, Department of Psychology, SDSU.

Invited Presentations

1997, April                     Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment for Youth. Workshop for school teachers and counselors. Peninsula School District, Gig Harbor, WA.

1998, December          Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Substance Abusing Adolescents. Lecture and consultation for Department of Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego.

1999, June                      Physiological and Medical Aspects of Substance Use Disorders. Lecture for Workshop on the Detection and Treatment of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego.

2000, September         Alcohol on the Brain: How Thinking and Memory Abilities are Affected by Drinking in Youth. Address to the MADD Alcohol Research to Practice Network National Conference, Washington, DC.

2000, December          How to Give a Lecture. Workshop conducted at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, Phoenix, AZ.

2001, April                     Neuropsychological and Neuroimaging Correlates of Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents. Presented at the annual West Coast Neuropsychological Conference, San Diego, CA

2001, May                      How to Give a Lecture. Workshop conducted at the annual convention of the American Psychiatric Association, New Orleans, LA.

2001, June                      Neurocognitive Changes Associated with Adolescent Substance Use Disorders: Neuropsychological and fMRI Findings. Presented as part of panel, “Adolescents and Alcohol Abuse: New Knowledge, New Challenges,” American Psychological Society, Toronto.

2001, September         Alcohol, Drugs, and the Brain. Lecture to parents, patients, and mental health workers of the substance abuse treatment program, Scripps McDonald Center.

2001, December          This Is Your Brain after the Drugs: Neurocognition in Substance Use Disordered Teens. Grand Rounds, Children’s Hospital San Diego Division of Psychiatry. 

2002, April                     Thinking and Memory Abilities in Teenage Substance Abusers.  Presented to teachers and staff of Riley School (for severely emotionally disturbed children), San Diego, CA.

2002, May                      Neurocognition in Youth with Substance Use Disorders. Grand Rounds, UCSD School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

2002, May                      How to Develop a Lecture. Workshop conducted at the annual convention of the American Psychiatric Association, Philadelphia, PA.

2002, June                      Functional MRI Studies in Alcohol Use Disordered Adolescents. Presented in panel, "Neurobiological Mechanisms of Adolescent Alcohol Abuse: New Findings, New Directions" at the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco.

2002, August                Alcohol Related Problems in Women and Youth. Presented at the Summer Clinical Institute in Addiction Studies, UCSD School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

2002, September         Alcohol Impact on the Adolescent Brain. Presented at the Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free Summit to over 500 community leaders, the Governor, and Governor’s wife, Columbus, Ohio.

2002, October               Alcohol in the Media: Functional MRI Studies in Adolescents. Grand Rounds, Children’s Hospital San Diego Division of Psychiatry. 

2003, June                      How Substances of Abuse Affect the Brains of Adolescents. Presented at meeting on Developing Behavioral Treatments for Drug Abusers with Cognitive  Impairments, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Gaithersburg, Maryland.

2003, July                       How Alcohol and Drugs Affect Youth. Presentation to Depressive and Bipolar Support Alliance (DPSA), La Jolla, CA.

2003, August                Alcohol and Drug Problems in Youth. Plenary presentation at Summer Clinical Institute in Addiction Studies, UCSD School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

2003, September         Substance Use Disorders in Adolescence. Grand Rounds, Children’s Hospital San Diego Division of Psychiatry.

2004, January               fMRI Studies in Adolescents with Alcohol Use Disorders. Presented at the first International Conference on Applications of Neuroimaging to Alcoholism, New Haven, CT.

2004, June                      Neuroimaging Studies in Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders. Grand Rounds, Long Island Jewish and Schneider Children’s Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY.

2004, June                      Neuroimaging Studies in Human Adolescent Drinkers. Presented as part of symposium “Adolescence, Booze, Brains, and Behavior” (Peter M. Monti and Fulton Crews, Chairs) at the Research Society on Alcoholism, Vancouver, BC.

2004, August                Alcohol and Drug Problems in Youth. Plenary presentation at Summer Clinical Institute in Addiction Studies, UCSD School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

2004, August                Adolescent Treatment: Nuts and Bolts. Workshop at Summer Clinical Institute in Addiction Studies, UCSD School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

2004, November         Substance Use, Disorders, and Consequences in Adolescence. Grand Rounds, Children’s Hospital San Diego Division of Psychiatry. 

2005, January               This is Your Brain on Alcohol: Neuroimaging Studies in Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders. Invited presentation to RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA.

2005, July                       This Is Your Brain After Drugs: Brain Imaging in Adolescent Substance Users. Invited presentation for research panel at Kentucky School for Alcohol and Drug Studies, Lexington, KY.

2005, August                Alcohol and Drug Problems in Youth. Plenary presentation at Summer Clinical Institute in Addiction Studies, UCSD School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

2005, August                Promising Practices in Mental Health, Substance Abuse & General Health Care. Workshop at Summer Clinical Institute in Addiction Studies, UCSD School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

2005, October               Heavy Marijuana Use in Adolescence and the Effects on Cognitive Function. Presented as part of symposium “Neurobiology of the Adolescent Brain and Increased Risk for Experimentation” (D. Simkin, Chair) at the annual convention  of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Toronto, ON.

2006, March                  Substance Use and Brain Functioning in Youth. Presented as part of Allen L. Edwards Psychology Lecture Series  on “Brain Science as a Means of Understanding Delinquence and Substance Abuse in Youth”. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

2006, March                  Effects of Heavy Drinking on the Adolescent Brain. Presented as part of symposium “Neurodevelopment and Adolescent Drug Abuse: Treatment Implications” (K. Winters, Chair) at the annual Joint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness, Baltimore, MD.

2006, March                  Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Treatment Outcome: How Teens Succeed & Why They Fail. In-service presentation for San Diego Schools counselors, teachers, and administrators, New Dawn program, San Diego, CA.

2006, August                Adolescence and Addiction. Plenary presentation at Summer Clinical Institute in Addiction Studies, UCSD School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, San Diego, CA.

2006, October               Adolescent Brain Development. Workshop presented at “Beyond Labels & Stereotypes: The Promise of Alternative Education” hosted by the San Diego County Office of Education, San Diego, CA.

2006, December          Substance Use, Disorders, and Consequences in Adolescence. Grand Rounds, Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, Division of Psychiatry.

2006, December          Neurocognition in Adolescent Marijuana Users after 28 Days of Monitored Abstinence. Presented as part of NIDA-sponsored meeting, “Consequences of Marijuana Use on Brain and Behavioral Development,” Bethesda, MA.

2007, January               Brain Functioning in Adolescent Substance Users. Workshop presented at 21st Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment, San Diego, CA.

2007, April                     Adolescent Alcohol Use: Effects on the Brain. Presented at the Seminario Alcohol y DaĖo Cerebral en Menores (International Meeting on Alcohol and Brain Damage in Young People), Government Delegation for the National Plan on Drugs, Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs, Madrid, Spain.

2007, May                      Neural Influences Adolescent Substance Use in Progression. Presented as  part of the seminar lecture series at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA.

2007, August                Adolescence and Addiction. Plenary presentation at Summer Clinical Institute in Addiction Studies, UCSD School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, San Diego, CA.

2007, September         This Is Your Brain after Drugs: Neural Functioning in Adolescent Substance Users. Plenary presentation at the 2007 Joint Meeting of the EEG and Clinical Neuroscience Society (ECNS) and the International Society for Neuroimaging in Psychiatry (ISNIP).

2007, November         Brain Functioning in Adolescent Substance Users. Colloquium at the MIND Research Network, Albuquerque, NM.

2008, January               Brain Functioning in Adolescent Heavy Drinkers. Presented at the first International Conference on Applications of Neuroimaging to Alcoholism, New Haven, CT.

Grant Reviewing

\NIDA Cutting-Edge Basic Research Awards (CEBRA), 2002

NIDA Special Emphasis Panel member for “Using Basic Science to Develop New Directions in Drug Abuse Prevention Research,” 2002

NIDA Special Emphasis Panel member for “The Impact of Child Psychopathology and Childhood Interventions on Subsequent Drug Abuse,” 2003

NIDA Special Emphasis Panel member for “Consequences of Marijuana Use on the Developing Brain (RFA-DA-04-016),” 2004

NIDA Special Emphasis Panel member for “Neurobiology of Behavioral Treatment: Recovery of Brain Structure and Function (RFA DA-05-006),” 2005

Neurotoxicology and Alcohol (NAL) Study Section temporary member, NIH, 2004, 2005

NIDA Imaging Science Track Award for Research Transition, 2006, 2007

United Kingdom Medical Research Council, Neurosciences and Mental Health Board, 2006

Ireland Health Research Board, Fellowship grant review, 2006

March of Dimes, 2008

Swiss National Science Foundation, Division of Biology and Medicine, 2008

NIH/NIAAA ZAA1 CC-12 Recurring Special Emphasis Panel, Neuroscience Subcommittee standing member, 2007-present

Journal Reviewing


Addiction

Addiction Biology

Addictive Behaviors

AIDS & Behavior

Alcohol & Alcoholism

Alcohol Health & Research

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research

American Journal of Psychiatry

Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine

Biological Psychiatry

Brain Imaging & Behavior

Current Drug Abuse Reviews*

Developmental Psychology

Drug & Alcohol Dependence

Drug & Alcohol Review

Experimental & Clinical Psychopharmacology

Journal of Abnormal Psychology

Journal of Adolescence

Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse

Journal of the International Neuropsychologcial Society

Journal of Psychopharmacology

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs*

National Academy of Science

NeuroImage

Neurology

Neuropsychology

Neuropsychopharmacology

Paediatric Drugs

Pediatrics

Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging

Psychology of Addictive Behaviors*†

Psychopharmacology

Psychosomatic Medicine


*Editorial board

†Consulting editor

Book Reviewing

National Academies Press
Duke University Press

Conference Submission Reviewing

Society of Behavioral Medicine annual meeting abstracts, 2001, 2002

Research Society on Alcoholism lecture series editor, 2006

Second International Conference on Neuroimaging in Alcoholism (ICANA-2) Planning Committee, 2007

Society for Research on Adolescence annual meeting symposia abstracts, 2007

IRB Protocol Reviewing

Scientific Review of Human Protocol Committee, NIH, 2003

Grant Consulting

2004 - 2008                   Antisocial Drug Dependence: Genetics (PI: Thomas Crowley, M.D.; 5P60DA011015-10), Univ. Colorado Health Science Center

2005 - 2010                   Adult Neurobehavioral Outcomes of Adolescent Drug Abuse (PI: Dawn Lindsay Thatcher, Ph.D.; 5K01 DA018698), University of Pittsburgh.

2005 - 2010                   Adolescent Working Memory and White Matter Development (PI: Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D., 7K08 NS052147), Oregon Health Science Univeristy, Department of Psychiatry.

2006-2011                      Neural Mechanisms Subserving Deficits in High-Risk Youth (PI: Amy Lansing, Ph.D., 1K01 HD051112), UCSD Department of Psychiatry.

2006-2009                      VA Career Development Award (PI: Mark Jacobson, Ph.D.), UCSD Department of Psychiatry.

2007 - 2011                   Development of a Family-Based Treatment for Adolescent Methamphetamine Abuse (PI: Holly Waldron, Ph.D.; 1R01DA021695-01A1). Oregon Research Institute.

2007 - 2012                   Effects of heavy alcohol abuse on adolescent brain structure and function (PI: George Fein, Ph.D.; 1R01AA016303-01A1). Neurobehavioral Research, Inc.

 

Grant Sponsoring

2005 – 2007                  5F32DA020206 (“Cognition and MRI in Adolescent Cannabis Users”) for Krista Medina, UCSD Department of Psychiatry.

2006 - present               1F31AA016423 (“Alcohol Cue Reactivity Task Development”) for Carmen Pulido, SDSU-UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology.

2006 - present               1F31AA016727 (“Functional Connectivity in Youth at Risk for Alcoholism”) for Andrea Spadoni, SDSU-UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology.

 

Publications
Peer-Reviewed Data-Based Papers:

1.        Brown, S. A., Myers, M. G., Lippke, L., Tapert, S. F., Stewart, D. G., & Vik, P. W. (1998). Psychometric evaluation of the Customary Drinking and Drug Use Record (CDDR): A measure of adolescent alcohol and drug involvement. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 59, 427-438.

2.        Tapert, S. F., & Brown, S. A. (1999). Neuropsychological correlates of adolescent alcohol and drug abuse: Four-year outcomes. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 5, 475-487.

3.        Tapert, S. F., Brown, S. A., Myers, M. G., & Granholm, E. (1999). The role of neurocognitive abilities in coping with adolescent relapse to alcohol and drug use. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 60, 500-508.

4.        Brown, S. A., Tapert, S. F., Granholm, E., & Delis, D. C. (2000). Neurocognitive functioning of adolescents: Effects of protracted alcohol use. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 24, 164-171.

5.        Brown, S. A., Tapert, S. F., Tate, S., & Abrantes, A. (2000). The role of alcohol in adolescent relapse and outcome. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 32, 107-115.

6.        Tapert, S. F., & Brown, S. A. (2000). Substance dependence, family history of alcohol dependence, and neuropsychological functioning in adolescence. Addiction, 95, 1043-1053.

7.        Tapert, S. F., Aarons, G. A., Sedlar, G., & Brown, S. A. (2001). Adolescent substance use and sexual risk taking behavior. Journal of Adolescent Health, 28, 181-189.

8.        Tapert, S. F., Brown, G. G., Kindermann, S., Cheung, E., Frank, L. R., & Brown, S. A. (2001). fMRI measurement of brain dysfunction in alcohol dependent young women. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 25, 236-245. corresp

9.        Brown, S. A., D'Amico, E. J., McCarthy, D. M., & Tapert, S. F. (2001). Four year outcomes from adolescent alcohol and drug treatment. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 62, 381-388.

10.    Tapert, S. F., Baratta, M. V., Abrantes, A. M., & Brown, S. A. (2002). Attention dysfunction predicts substance involvement in community youth. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 41, 680-686.

11.    Tapert, S. F., Granholm, E., Leedy, N. G., & Brown, S. A. (2002). Substance use and withdrawal: Neuropsychological functioning over 8 years in youth. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 8, 873-883.

12.    Tapert, S. F., Cheung, E. H., Brown, G. G., Frank, L. R., Paulus, M. P.,
Schweinsburg, A
. D., Meloy, M. J., & Brown, S. A. (2003). Neural response to alcohol stimuli in adolescents with alcohol use disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry, 60, 727-735. corresp

13.    Tapert, S. F., Colby, S., Barnett, N., Spirito, A., Rohsenow, D., Myers, M. G., & Monti, P. (2003). Depressed mood, gender, and problem drinking in youth. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 12, 55-68.

14.    Tapert, S. F., McCarthy, D. M., Aarons, G. A., Schweinsburg, A.D., & Brown, S. A. (2003). Influence of language abilities and alcohol expectancies on the persistence of heavy drinking in youth. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 64, 313-321.

15.    Tapert, S. F., Brown, G. G., Baratta, M. V., & Brown, S. A. (2004). fMRI BOLD response to alcohol stimuli in alcohol dependent young women. Addictive Behaviors, 29, 33-50. 

16.    Paulus, M. P., Feinstein, J. S., Tapert, S. F., & Liu, T. T. (2004). Trend detection via temporal difference model predicts inferior prefrontal cortex activation during acquisition of advantageous action selection. NeuroImage, 21, 733-743.

17.    Tapert, S. F., Ozyurt, S., Myers, M. G., & Brown, S. A. (2004). Neurocognitive ability in adults coping with alcohol and drug relapse temptations. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 30, 445-460.

18.  Schweinsburg, A.D., Paulus, M.P., Barlett, V.C., Killeen, L.A., Caldwell, L.C., Pulido, C., Brown, S.A., & Tapert, S.F. (2004). An fMRI study of response inhibition in youths with a family history of alcoholism. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1021, 391-394. corresp

19.    Tapert, S.F., Schweinsburg, A.D., Barlett, V. C., Meloy, M. J., Brown, S. A., Brown, G. G., & Frank, L. R. (2004). Blood oxygen level dependent response and spatial working memory in adolescents with alcohol use disorders. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 28, 1577-1586. corresp

20.    Tapert, S. F., Pulido, C., Paulus, M. P., Schuckit, M. A., & Burke, C. (2004). Level of response to alcohol and brain response during visual working memory. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 65, 692-700. corresp

21.    Monti, P. M., Miranda, R., Nixon, K., Sher, K. J., Swartzwelder, H. S., Tapert, S. F., White, A., & Crews, F. T. (2005). Adolescence: Booze, brains, and behavior. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 29, 207-220.

22.    Caldwell, L. C., Schweinsburg, A. D., Nagel, B. J., Barlett, V. C., Brown, S. A., & Tapert, S. F. (2005). Gender and adolescent alcohol use disorders on BOLD response to spatial working memory. Alcohol & Alcoholism, 40, 194-200. corresp

23.    Anderson, K. G., Schweinsburg, A. D., Paulus, M. P., Brown, S. A. & Tapert, S. F. (2005). Examining personality and alcohol expectancies using fMRI with adolescents. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 66, 323-331. (abstracted in American Psychological Association Division 50 (Addictions) Newsletter, Summer 2006). Corresp

24.    Paulus, M. P., Tapert, S. F., & Schuckit, M. A.  (2005). Neural activation patterns of methamphetamine-dependent subjects during decision making predict relapse. Archives of General Psychiatry, 62, 761-768.

25.    Schweinsburg, A. D., Schweinsburg, B. C., Cheung, E. H., Brown, G. G., Brown, S. A., & Tapert, S. F. (2005). fMRI response to spatial working memory in adolescents with comorbid marijuana and alcohol use disorders. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 79, 201-210. corresp

26.    Nagel, B. J., Schweinsburg, A. D., Phan, V., & Tapert, S. F. (2005). Reduced hippocampal volume among adolescents with alcohol use disorders without psychiatric comorbidity. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 139, 181-190. corresp

27.    Nagel, B. J., Barlett, V. C., Schweinsburg, A.D., Brown, G.G., & Tapert, S.F. (2005). Neuropsychological predictors of BOLD response during a spatial working memory task in adolescents: What can performance tell us about fMRI response patterns? Journal of Clinical & Experimental Neuropsychology, 27, 823-39. corresp au accepted 7/12/04

28.    Schweinsburg, A.D., Nagel, B.J., Tapert, S.F. (2005). FMRI reveals alteration of spatial working memory networks across adolescence. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 11, 631-644. corresp au accepted 4/28/05

29.    Paulus, M. P., Tapert, S. F., Pulido, C., & Schuckit, M. A. (2006). Alcohol attenuates load-related activation during a working memory task: Relation to level of response to alcohol. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 30, 1363-71. Accepted 3/20/06, corresp au.

30.    Drummond SPA, Paulus MP, & Tapert SF (2006). Effects of 2 nights sleep deprivation and 2 nights recovery sleep on response inhibition. Journal of Sleep Research, 15, 261-5. Accepted 5/19/06

31.    Nagel, B. J., Medina, K. L., Yoshii, J., Schweinsburg, A. D., Moadab, I., & Tapert, S. F. (2006). Age-related changes in prefrontal white matter volume across adolescence. NeuroReport, 17, 1427-31. Accepted 6/16/06

32.    Medina KL, Schweinsburg AD, Cohen-Zion M, Nagel BJ, & Tapert SF (2007) Effects of alcohol and combined marijuana and alcohol use during adolescence on hippocampal volume and asymmetry. Neurotoxicology & Teratology, 29, 141-152. Accepted  10/30/06, corresp au.

33.    Clark CP, Brown GG, Eyler LT, Drummond SPA, Braun DR, Tapert SF (2007) Decreased perfusion in young alcohol-dependent women as compared with age-matched controls. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 33, 13-19. accepted 7/19/06

34.    Medina KL, Nagel BJ, Park A, McQueeny T & Tapert SF (2007). Depressive symptoms in adolescents: Associations with white matter volume and marijuana use. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 48, 592-600. accepted 11/13/06 corresp au

35.    Medina KL, Hanson KL, Schweinsburg AD, Cohen-Zion M, Nagel BJ, & Tapert SF (2007). Neuropsychological functioning in adolescent marijuana users: Subtle deficits detectable after a month of abstinence. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 13, 807-20. corresp au, accepted 3/13/07

36.    Fryer SL, Tapert SF, Mattson SN, Paulus MP, Spadoni AD, Riley EP (2007). Prenatal alcohol exposure affects frontal-striatal BOLD response during inhibitory control. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31, 1415-24. accepted 4/2/07

37.    Anderson KG, Tapert SF, Moadab I, Crowley TJ, & Brown SA (2007). Personality risk profile for conduct disorder and substance use disorders in youth. Addictive Behaviors, 32, 2377-2382. accepted 2/28/07

38.    Tapert SF, Schweinsburg AD, Drummond SPA, Paulus MP, Brown SA, Yang TT, & Frank LR (2007). Functional MRI of inhibitory processing in abstinent adolescent marijuana users. Psychopharmacology, 194, 173-184. corresp au accepted 4/30/07

39.    Padula, C.B., Schweinsburg, A.D., & Tapert, S.F. (2007). Spatial working memory performance and fMRI activation interactions in abstinent adolescent marijuana users. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 21, 478-87. corresp au, accepted 1/23/07

40.    Schweinsburg AD, Nagel BJ, Schweinsburg BC, Park A, Theilmann RJ, & Tapert SF (in press). Abstinent adolescent marijuana users show altered fMRI response during spatial working memory. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging. corresp au accepted 4/27/07

41.    Yang TY, Simmons AN, Matthews S, Tapert SF, Bischoff-Grethe A, Frank G, Paulus MP (in press). Increased amygdala activation and heart rate during emotion processing in adolescent subjects. Neuroscience Letters. accepted 9/14/07

42.    Medina KL, McQueeny T, Nagel BJ, Hanson KL, Schweinsburg AD, & Tapert SF (2008). Prefrontal cortex volumes in adolescents with alcohol use disorders: Unique gender effects. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 32, 386–394. corresp au accepted 9/17/07

43.    Fryer SL, Spadoni AD, Frank LR, Theilmann RJ, Nagel BJ, Schweinsburg AD, & Tapert SF (accepted). Microstructural integrity of the corpus callosum linked with neuropsychological performance in adolescents. Brain and Cognition. corresp au accepted 1/21/08

Book Chapters, Review Articles, and Other Works

1.        Somers J, Tapert SF, & Marlatt GA (1992). Harm reduction: Principles, applications, and possibilities. In AS Trebach & KB Zeese (Eds.), Strategies for change: New directions in drug policy (pp. 221-226). Washington, DC: Drug Policy Foundation Press.

2.        Marlatt GA & Tapert SF (1993). Harm reduction: Reducing the risks of addictive behaviors. In JS Baer, GA Marlatt, & RJ McMahon (Eds.), Addictive behaviors across the lifespan (pp. 243-273). Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

3.        Marlatt GA, Somers JM, & Tapert SF (1993). Harm reduction: Application to alcohol abuse problems. In LS Onken, JD Blaine, & JJ Boren (Eds.), Behavioral treatments for drug abuse and dependence. NIDA Research Monograph, 137 (pp. 147-166). Rockville, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse.

4.        Tapert SF (1997). The reciprocal effects of neuropsychological functioning and substance use in youth. Doctoral dissertation, University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University.

5.        Peterson PG, Dimeff LA, Tapert SF, & Stern MS (1998). Harm reduction and HIV/AIDS prevention. In GA Marlatt (Ed.), Harm reduction: Pragmatic strategies for managing high-risk behaviors (pp. 218-297). New York: Guilford.

6.        Tapert SF, Kilmer JR, Quigley LA, Larimer ME, Roberts LJ, & Miller ET (1998). Harm reduction strategies for illicit substance use and abuse. In GA Marlatt (Ed.), Harm reduction: Pragmatic strategies for managing high-risk behaviors (pp. 145-217). New York: Guilford.

7.        Tapert SF, Stewart DG & Brown SA (1999). Drug abuse in adolescence. In AJ Goreczny & M Hersen (Eds.), Handbook of pediatric and adolescent health psychology (pp. 161-178). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

8.        Tapert SF, Brown SJ, Brown SA, & UCSD Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Service Staff (2000). ADAPT: Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Prevention and Treatment. Unpublished: University of California, San Diego Department of Psychiatry. 

9.        Tapert SF, Tate SR & Brown SA (2001). Substance abuse: An overview. In H. E. Adams & P. B. Sutker (Eds.), Comprehensive handbook of psychopathology (3rd ed., pp. 555-590). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

10.    Schuckit MA & Tapert SF (2004).  The treatment of alcoholism. In M. Galanter & H. D. Kleber (Eds.), Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment, 3rd ed. (pp. 151-166). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing.

11.    Brown SA & Tapert SF (2004). Health consequences of adolescent alcohol involvement. In R. J. Bonnie & M. E. O’Connell (Eds.) Reducing Underage Drinking: A Collective Responsibility (pp. 383-401). Washington, DC: National Academies Press.

12.    Brown SA & Tapert SF (2004). Adolescence and the trajectory of alcohol use: Basic to clinical studies. Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 1021, 234-244.

13.    Tapert SF & Schweinsburg AD (2005). The Human Adolescent Brain and Alcohol Use Disorders. In M. Galanter (Ed.), Recent Developments in Alcoholism, vol 17: Research on Alcohol Problems in Adolescents and Young Adults (pp. 177-97). New York: Springer.

14.    Tapert SF, Burke C, & Caldwell L (2005). Alcohol and the brain: Human studies. Alcohol Research & Health, 28, 205-12.

15.    Chung T & Tapert SF (2006). Adolescent addiction. In S Feinstein (Ed.), The Praeger Handbook of Learning and the Brain. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

16.    Tapert SF, Pulido C, & Spadoni A (2007). Substanzgebrauch und Gehirnfunktion bei Jugendlichen (Substance use and brain function of adolescents). In K Mann (Ed.), Jugendliche und Suchtmittelkonsum: Trends, Grundlage, Maßnahmen (Youth and Drugs: Trends, Basics, Policies). Lambertus Verlag: Freiburg, Germany.

17.    Riggs PD, Thompson LL, Tapert SF, Frascella J, Mikulich-Gilbertson S, Dalwani M, Laudenslager M, & Lohman M (2007). Advances in neurobiological research related to interventions in adolescents with substance use disorders: Research to practice. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 91, 306-311.

18.    Brown SA, McGue MK, Maggs J, Schulenberg J, Hingson R, Swartzwelder HS, Martin C, Chung T, Winters K, Tapert SF, Sher K, Lowman C, Moss H, Bonnie R, Murphy SA. (accepted). A Developmental Perspective on Alcohol and Youth: Ages 16 – 20, Report  for NIAAA Underage Drinking Initiative. Pediatrics.

19.    Schweinsburg, A.D., Brown, S.A., & Tapert, S.F. (2008). The influence of marijuana use on neurocognitive functioning in adolescents. Current Drug Abuse Reviews, 1, 99 – 111.

20.    Clark DB, Thatcher DL, & Tapert SF (in press). Alcohol, Psychological Dysregulation and Adolescent Brain Development: A Review. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.

Published Abstracts

1.        Tapert, S. F., & Brown, S. A. (1998, June). Alcohol and other drug withdrawal in neuropsychological functioning of youth. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Hilton Head, SC. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 22(3), 52A).

2.        Aarons, G. A., Tapert, S. F., & Brown, S. A. (1999, March). Intellectual functioning moderates relationship between conduct disorder and trauma-related health problems in youth. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, San Diego, CA. (Abstracted in Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 21, S124).

3.        Kelly, J.F., Tapert, S. F., Tomlinson, K., Myers, M. G., & Brown, S. A. (1999, March). risky sexual behavior in adolescents with substance use disorders. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, San Diego, CA. (Abstracted in Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 21, S261).

4.        Tapert, S. F., Myers, M. G., Tomlinson, K., & Brown, S. A. (1999, March). Influence of smoking and substance withdrawal on cognitive efficiency among young adults. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, San Diego, CA. (Abstracted in Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 21, S190).

5.        Tapert, S. F., & Brown, S. A. (1999, June). Neuropsychological functioning of youth: Effects of alcohol abuse and conduct disorder. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara, CA. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 23, 125A).

6.        Tapert, S. F., Brown, G. G., Epstein, A., Kindermann, S., & Brown, S. A. (2000, June). Functional MRI of spatial working memory in alcohol dependent young adults versus controls. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Denver, CO. *Received Biomedical Research Award. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 24, 126A).

7.        Tapert, S. F., Brown, G. G., Baratta, M. V., & Brown, S. A. (2000, June). Brain response to alcohol-related stimuli in alcohol dependent young women. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Denver, CO. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 24, 126A).

8.        Drummond, S.P.A., Goldin, P.R., Eyler Zorrilla, L.T., Tapert, S.F., Brown, G.G., Gillin, J.C. (2001). Cognitive testing in the FMRI environment increases subjective sleepiness. Sleep, 24 (Suppl.1), A408.

9.        Cheung, E. H., Tapert, S. F., Brown, G. G. Meloy, M. J. Brown, S. A. (2001, June). Brain response to alcohol stimuli in alcohol use disordered adolescents. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, June 2001, Montreal, Canada. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 25, 80A)

10.    Dager, A. D., Tapert, S. F. Brown, G. G., Brown, S. A. (2001, June). Effect of menstrual cycle phase and fMRI response in alcohol dependent young women and healthy controls. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, June 2001, Montreal, Canada. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 25, 80A)

11.    Tapert, S.F., Brown, G.G., Meloy, M.J., Dager, A.D., Cheung, E. H., & Brown, S. A. (2001, June). fMRI measurement of brain function in alcohol use disordered adolescents. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, June 2001, Montreal, Canada. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 25, 80A)

12.    Schweinsburg, B.C., Taylor, M.J., Alhassoon, O.M., Dager, A.D., Tapert, S.F., Patterson, T.L, & Grant, I. (2002). Spectroscopy and cognitive functioning in alcoholics with withdrawal seizures. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 8(2), 252.

13.    Schweinsburg, B.C., Alhassoon, O.M., Taylor, M.J., Dager, A.D., Gonzalez, R., Tapert, S.F., Patterson, T.L, & Grant, I. (2002). Alcoholic females are more susceptible than males to alcohol related brain injury. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 8(2), 287.

14.    Schuckit, M. A., Tapert, S. F., & Guschwan, M. (2002, June). A personalized approach to training medical school teachers regarding alcohol and drug disorders: The Alcohol Medical Scholars Program (AMSP). Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 26, 924)

15.    Dager, A.D., Cheung, E.H., Santerre, L.E., Meloy, M J., Brown, G.G., Brown, S.A., & Tapert, S.F. (2002, June). Effect of alcohol and marijuana use on fMRI response in adolescents. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 26, 183)

16.    Santerre, L.E., Dager, A.D., Cheung, E.H., Meloy, M.J., Paulus, M.P., Brown, G.G., Brown, S.A., & Tapert, S.F. (2002, June). Chronic smoking and fMRI response in alcohol use disordered adolescents. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism.  (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 26, 711)

17.    Dager, A.D., Cheung, E.H., Meloy, M.J., Paulus, M.P., Brown, G.G., Brown, S.A., & Tapert, S.F. (2002, June). Family history positive teens show reduced prefrontal bold response during a visual working memory task. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism.  (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 26, 185)

18.    Cheung, E.H., Dager, A.D., Meloy, M.J., Brown, G.G., Brown, S.A., & Tapert, S.F. (2002, June). Fatigue effects and brain response in alcohol use disordered adolescents. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 26, 184)

19.    Schweinsburg, A.D., Cheung, E.C., Santerre, L.S., Meloy, M.J., Pulido, C., Cestone, V., Kindermann, S., Brown, G., Brown, S.A., & Tapert, S.F. (2003, February). fMRI response to a spatial working memory task during adolescent development. Presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society. (Abstracted in Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 9, 322)

20.    Cestone, V., Schweinsburg, A.D., Cheung, E.C., Santerre, L.E., Pulido, C., Meloy, M.J., Brown, G.G., Kindermann, S. & Tapert, S.F. (2003, February). fMRI response and neuropsychological performance in adolescents. Presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society. (Abstracted in Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 9, 322)

21.    Schweinsburg, AD, Theilmann, RJ, Yafai, S, Frank, LR, Brown, GG, Brown, SA, & Tapert, SF (2003, June). White matter microstructure predicts fMRI response in alcohol use disordered adolescents. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 27, 21A)

22.    Tapert, S. F. (2003, June). Functional Neuroimaging of Cue Reactivity in Humans. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Organizer/Chair). (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 27, 168A)

23.    Tapert, S. F. (2003, June). Adolescents’ brain response to alcohol cues. In S. F. Tapert and R. F. Anton (Chairs), Functional Neuroimaging of Cue Reactivity in Humans. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 27, 168A)

24.    Tapert, S. F., Theilmann, R. J., Schweinsburg, A. D., Yafai, S., & Frank, L. R. (2003, July). Reduced fractional anisotropy in the splenium of adolescents with alcohol use disorder. Presented at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Toronto, Canada. (Abstracted in Proc. Intl. Soc. Magn. Reson. Med., 11, 8217).

25.    Schweinsburg, A.D., Nagel, B.J., Barlett, V.C., Killeen, L.A., Caldwell, L., Pulido, C., Brown, S.A., Paulus, M.P., & Tapert, S.F. (2004, February). FMRI of Response Inhibition across Adolescent Development. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, Baltimore, MD. (Abstracted in Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 10 (S1), 96) *recipient of the 2004 Graduate Student Presentation Award

26.    Schweinsburg, BC, Schweinsburg, AD, Taylor, MJ, Tapert, SF, & Grant, I (2004, February). Recovery of Brain FMRI Response to Spatial a Working Memory Task in Abstinent Alcoholics. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, Baltimore, MD. (Abstracted in Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 10 (S1), 65)

27.    Alhassoon, O. M., Schweinsburg, B. C., Schweinsburg, A. D., Taylor, M. J., Tapert, S.F., & Grant. I. (2004, June). MMPI Scale-4 elevation and relationship to fMRI response to a spatial working memory in recently detoxified alcoholics. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Vancouver, Canada. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 28, 21A)

28.    Schweinsburg, A.D., Schweinsburg, B.C., Frank, L.R., Theilmann, R.J., Brown S.A., & Tapert S.F. (2004, June). Frontal and parietal white matter microstructure predicts fMRI response in adolescents with alcohol use disorders. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Vancouver, Canada. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 28, 19A)

29.    Schweinsburg, B.C., Schweinsburg, A.D., Taylor, M.J., Tapert, S.F., Alhassoon, O.M., Gongvatana, A., & Grant I. (2004, June). Frontal and parietal cortex spectroscopy in short and long-term abstinent alcoholics. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Vancouver, Canada. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 28, 20A)

30.    Book, S.W., Rose, G.L., Tapert, S.F., & Schuckit, M.A. (2004, June). The Alcohol Medical Scholars Program. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Vancouver, Canada. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 28, 21A)

31.    Pulido, C., Burke, C., Paulus, M.P., Schuckit, M.A., & Tapert, S.F. (September, 2004). Subjective level of response to alcohol and BOLD response to working memory. Presented at the biannual meeting of the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ISBRA), Heidelberg, Germany. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 28, 20A)

32.    Pulido, C., Mok, A., & Tapert, S.F. (September, 2004). Drinking characteristics correlates with affective ratings of alcohol and non-alcohol beverage pictures. Presented at the biannual meeting of the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ISBRA), Heidelberg, Germany. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 28, 21A)

33.    Nagel, B.J., Moadab, I., Schweinsburg, A.D., Barlett, V.C., Caldwell, L., Park, A., Burke, C., Meloy, M.J., & Tapert, S.F. (February, 2005). The Role of Prefrontal White Matter Volume on FMRI Response to a Spatial Working Memory Task across Adolescent Development. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, St. Louis, MO. (Abstracted in Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 11, S1, 116)

34.    Schweinsburg, A.D., Nagel, B.J., Burke, C., Park, A., Brown, S.A. & Tapert, S.F. (February, 2005). FMRI in Adolescent Marijuana Users After 30 Days of Monitored Abstinence. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, St. Louis, MO. (Abstracted in Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 11, S1, 181)

35.    Pulido, C., Mok, A., & Tapert, S.F (June, 2005). Subjective affective ratings to alcohol ads mediates relationship between exposure to alcohol abuse models and recent personal drinking. Presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual convention, Santa Barbara, CA. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 29, 28A)

36.    Spadoni, AD, Schweinsburg, AD, Caldwell, LC, Tapert, SF (June, 2005). Family history of alcohol use disorders and spatial working memory in adolescents: an FMRI study. Presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual convention, Santa Barbara, CA. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 29, 102A)

37.    Medina, K.L., Nagel, B.J., McQueeny, T., Schweinsburg, A.D., Cohen-Zion, M., & Tapert, S.F. (February, 2006). White Matter & Depressive Symptoms in Adolescent Marijuana Users. Oral presentation at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, Boston, MA. (Abstracted in Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 12, S1, 61)

38.    Spadoni, A.D., Fryer, S. L., Frank, L. R., & Tapert, S. F. (February, 2006). Adolescent Neuropsychological Performance Predicts Callosal Microstructure. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, Boston, MA. (Abstracted in Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 12, S1, 45)

39.    Schweinsburg, A.D., Nagel, B.J., Schweinsburg, B.C., Theilmann, R.J., Eyler, L.T., & Tapert S.F. (February, 2006). Adolescent marijuana use and fMRI response during verbal learning. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, Boston, MA. (Abstracted in Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 12, S1, 210)

40.    Nagel, B.J., Schweinsburg, A.D., Cummins, K., Eyler, L.T. & Tapert S.F. (February, 2006). Age and task performance on fMRI response to visual working memory across early adolescent development. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, Boston, MA. (Abstracted in Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 12, S1, 126)

41.    Spadoni, A.D., Pulido, C., Norman, A.L., Roesch, S.C. & Tapert, S. F. (June, 2006). Neurocognitive factors discriminate alcohol use disorder family history status in adolescents. Presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual convention, Baltimore, MD. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 30, 150A)

42.    Hernandez-Avila, CA, Schuckit, MA, Tapert, SF, & Guschwan, M (June, 2006). The Impact of Alcohol Medical Scholars Program (AMSP) in Improving Teaching of Alcohol and Other Substance Use Disorders in U.S. Medical Schools. Presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual convention, Baltimore, MD. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 30, 209A)

43.    Fryer SL, Tapert SF, Mattson SN, Spadoni AD, & Riley EP (June, 2006). Fetal alcohol exposure is associated with aberrant prefrontal FMRI response during response inhibition. Presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual convention, Baltimore, MD. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 30, 230A)

44.    Hewitt JK, Brown SA, Corley RP, Dennehey B, Ehringer MA, Hopfer CJ, Krauter KS, Lessem JM, Mikulich-Gilbertson SK, Rhea SH, Smolen A, Stallings MC, Tapert S, Young SE, Crowley TJ (June, 2006). Exploring the genetics of adolescent antisocial substance dependence. Presented as part of symposium “Genetic Risk for Alcoholism and Smoking: Recent Findings in Native Americans and in Adult and Adolescent Caucasians" (M. Enoch & D. Goldman, Chairs) at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual convention, Baltimore, MD. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 30, 235A)

45.    Tapert SF & Medina KL (June, 2006). Brain functioning and neurocognition in heavy drinking youth. Presented as part of symposium, “Biological Factors Influencing Adolescent Alcohol Exposure: Animal to Human Studies” (D. Matthews, Chair) at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual convention, Baltimore, MD. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 30, 244A)

46.    Tapert SF & Pulido C (June, 2006). Brain functioning and alcohol expectancies in youth. Presented as part of symposium, “Novel Directions in Alcohol Expectancy Research” (DM McCarthy & BD Bartholow, Chairs) at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual convention, Baltimore, MD. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 30, 266A)

47.    Fryer SL, Noonan SK, Tapert SF, Mattson SN, Spadoni AD,& Riley EP (July, 2007). Examination of functional connectivity during response inhibition task performance in individuals with prenatal alcohol exposure.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcohol, Chicago, IL. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31, 68A)

48.    Hanson KL, Medina KL, Padula CB, Tapert SF, & Brown SA (2007, July). How does adolescent alcohol and drug use affect neuropsychological functioning in young adulthood?: 10-year outcomes. Presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31, 50A)

49.    McQueeny TM, Medina KL, Nagel BJ, Hanson KL, Eberson SC, Tapert SF (July, 2007). Gender differences in prefrontal cortex volumes among adolescents with alcohol use disorders. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcohol, Chicago, IL. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31, 109A)

50.    Spadoni AD, Bazinet AD, Fryer SL, Tapert SF, Mattson SN, Riley EP (July, 2007). Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Spatial Working Memory in Adolescents and Pre-adolescents: An fMRI Study. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcohol, Chicago, IL. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31, 106A)

51.    Trim RS, Padula CB, Schuckit MA, Simmons A, Jaconetta C, Robinson S, Matthews S, Paulus MP Tapert SF, (July, 2007). FMRI changes with alcohol in low-level responders to alcohol. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcohol, Chicago, IL. (Abstracted in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31, 396A)

Other Scientific Presentations

1.        Tapert, S. F., Duthie, L. A., Baer, J. S., & Marlatt, G. A. (1991, August). Biases in the perception of sexual frequency among college freshmen. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

2.        Baer, J. S., Tapert, S. F., & Marlatt, G. A. (1992, November). Biases in the perception of normative alcohol use over time: Perceived norms predict future drinking. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.

3.        Tapert, S. F., & Brown, S. A. (1994, August). Neuropsychological correlates of adolescent drug and alcohol abuse. In S. A. Brown (Chair), Long-term Outcome Among Adolescents Following Alcohol and Drug Treatment. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

4.        Tapert, S. F., Vik, P., Myers, M. G., & Brown, S. A. (1994, November). The role of cognitive ability in utilization of coping strategies in relapse to alcohol and drug use. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, San Diego, CA.

5.        Brown, S. A., Tapert, S. F., Stewart, D. G., & Sedlar, G. (1996, November). The role of alcohol in adolescent relapse. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York.

6.        Tapert, S. F., Sedlar, G., & Brown, S. A. (1996, November). Adolescent substance use and sexual risk taking behavior. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York.

7.        Myers, M. G., & Tapert, S. F. (1997, April). A smoking cessation intervention for substance abusing adolescents: Preliminary findings. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco.

8.        Myers, M. G., Kelly, J. F., & Tapert, S. F. (1997, November). A cigarette smoking intervention for substance abusing adolescents: Preliminary findings. In K. Fromme (Chair), Empirically Based Prevention and Treatment for Adolescent and Young Adult Substance Use. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami Beach, FL.

9.        Tapert, S. F., & Brown, S. A. (1997, November). The effects of neuropsychological functioning on substance use in youth: 8-year predictions. Presented at the Second Annual Symposium on Mental Health Sciences, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI.

10.    Tapert, S. F., Colby, S., Barnett, N., Spirito, A., Rohsenow, D., Myers, M. G., & Monti, P. (1998, November). Depressed mood and response to motivational interviewing for adolescent alcohol abuse. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.

11.    Tapert, S. F., & Brown, S. A. (1999, August). Gender differences in neuropsychological functioning of young adult substance abusers. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

12.    Tapert, S. F., Brown, S. A., & Brown, G. G. (2000, August). Neurocognitive changes associated with adolescent substance use disorders: Neuropsychological and fMRI findings. In S. A. Brown (Chair), How Does Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Treatment Impact Development? Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

13.    Tapert, S. F., & Marlatt, G. A. (2000, December). Harm reduction for binge drinking in young adults: Four-year follow-up results from a randomized clinical trial. In R. D. Weiss (Chair), Harm reduction: Defining it and doing it properly in order to reduce harm. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, Phoenix, AZ.

14.    Camacho, A., Schweinsburg, A. D., Brown, G. G., Brown, S. A., & Tapert, S. F. (2002, December). FMRI and mood state in alcohol dependence. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.

15.    Barlett, V.C., Schweinsburg, A.D., Nagel, B.J., Caldwell, L.C., Pulido, C., Paulus, M.P., & Tapert, S.F. (2004, January) Neural Response to a Visual Working Memory FMRI Task in Adolescents with Comorbid Alcohol Use Disorder and Conduct Disorder. Presented at the first International Conference on Applications of Neuroimaging to Alcoholism, New Haven, CT.

16.    Caldwell, L. C., Schweinsburg, A. D., Nagel, B.J., Barlett, V. C., & Tapert, S. F. (2004, January). Neural response to working memory in male and female teens with alcohol use disorders. Presented at the first International Conference on Applications of Neuroimaging to Alcoholism, New Haven, CT.

17.    Pulido, C, Schweinsburg, AD, Barlett, VC, Paulus, MP, Nagel, BJ, Brown, SA, & Tapert, SF (2004, January). Drinking Characteristics Correlate with BOLD Response During a Visual Working Memory Task. Presented at the first International Conference on Applications of Neuroimaging to Alcoholism, New Haven, CT.

18.    Schweinsburg, AD, Schweinsburg, BC, Brown, SA, Brown, GG, Grant, I, & Tapert SF (2004, January). FMRI Response Differences between Adolescents and Adults with Alcohol Use Disorders. Presented at the first International Conference on Applications of Neuroimaging to Alcoholism, New Haven, CT.

19.    Schweinsburg, BC, Schweinsburg, AD, Tapert, SF & Grant, I. (2004, January). Neurochemical Correlates of Blood Oxygen Level Dependent Signal Changes in Abstinent Alcoholics. Presented at the first International Conference on Applications of Neuroimaging to Alcoholism, New Haven, CT.

20.    Barlett, V.C., Nagel, B.J., Schweinsburg, A.D., Caldwell, L.C., Meloy, M.J., Paulus, M.P., & Tapert, S.F. (November, 2004). Response Inhibition in Adolescents: Correlates between Neuropsychological Performance and fMRI Response. Presented at the Annual Conference for the National Academy of Neuropsychology.

21.    Schweinsburg, AD, Park, A, Burke, C, Koob, G., & Tapert, SF (June, 2005). Personality and fMRI response among abstinent adolescent marijuana users. Oral Presentation at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence annual convention, Orlando, FL.

22.    Medina, KL, Nagel, BJ, Schweinsburg, AD, & Tapert, SF (2005, August).  Cognition and gray matter volume in adolescent marijuana users. Presented at the American Psychological Society annual convention, Washington, DC.

23.    Sweerus, KA, Pulido C, Mok A, Schuckit MA, & Tapert SF (2005, August). Relationship Between Response to Alcohol Early in Life, Tolerance, and Current Drinking in College Students. Presented at the Washington State Neurological Society, Seattle, WA.

24.    Paulus, M.P., Tapert, S. F., & Schuckit, M. A. (November, 2005). Acute administration of ethanol attenuates working memory load induced activation in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience annual convention, Washington, DC.

25.    Cohen-Zion, M., Kanady, J.C., Wong, R., Park, A.N., McQueeny, T., Medina, K. L., Tapert, S. F., & Drummond, S.P.A. (September, 2006) Sleep in adolescent marijuana users during a 28-day abstinence period. Presented at the European Sleep Research Society, Innsbruck, Austria.

26.    Medina, K.L., Hanson, K.L., Schweinsburg, A.D. Cohen-Zion, M.& Tapert, S.F. (February, 2007). Neuropsychological Functioning in Adolescent Marijuana Users: Subtle Deficits Detectable After 30 Days of Abstinence. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, Portland, OR.

27.    Schweinsburg, A.D., Medina, K.L., McQueeny, T., Schweinsburg, B.C., & Tapert, S.F. (February, 2007). An FMRI Study of Residual and Persisting Abnormalities in Adolescent Marijuana Users. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, Portland, OR.

28.    McQueeny, T., Medina, K.L., Schweinsburg, A. D., Cohen-Zion, M., Nagel, B. J. & Tapert, S. F. (February, 2007). Effects of Alcohol and Marijuana Use During Adolescence on Hippocampal Asymmetry and Cognitive Functioning. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, Portland, OR.

29.    Padula, C.B., Schweinsburg, A.D., & Tapert, S.F. (February, 2007).  Spatial Working Memory Performance and fMRI Activation Interactions in Abstinent Adolescent Marijuana Users. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, Portland, OR.

30.    Spadoni, A.D., Pulido, C., Norman, A.L., & Tapert, S.F. (February, 2007). Do the Effects of Alcoholism Family History on Adolescent Neuropsychological Function Depend on Maternal Education? Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, Portland, OR.

31.    Tapert, S.F. (May, 2007). Heavy Marijuana Use in Adolescence and Cognitive Functioning. Presented as part of symposium, “Tobacco, Cannabis, and the Developing Adolescent Brain: New Research Findings” (Chair: L. Jacobsen), Society of Biological Psychiatry, San Diego, CA.

32.    Kanady, J., Cohen-Zion, M., Schlosser, A., Wong, R., Padula, C.B., Tapert, S.F., & Drummond S.P.A. (June, 2007). Actigraphy vs. PSG in Healthy Adolescents and Marijuana Users: A Validation Study. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Minneapolis, MN.

33.    Cohen-Zion M, Padula CB, Schlosser A, Wong R, Tapert SF, & Drummond SPA. (June, 2007). Sleep Architecture Alterations in Adolescents Undergoing Marijuana Withdrawal. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Minneapolis, MN.

34.    Padula CB, Cohen-Zion M, Kanady JC, Tapert SF, & Drummond SPA. (June, 2007). Subjective Sleep Measures in Abstinent Adolescent Marijuana Users. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Minneapolis, MN.

35.    Medina, K.L., Nagel, B.J., Hanson, K.L., McQueeny, T., & Tapert, S.F. (June, 2007). Prefrontal cortex morphometry in abstinent adolescent marijuana users: Subtle gender effects. Presented at the annual meeting for College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Quebec City, Canada.

36.    Winward, J.L., Schweinsburg, A.D., Medina, K.L., McQueeny, T., &  Tapert, S.F. (June, 2007). Effects of adolescent marijuana use on fMRI brain activation to spatial working memory. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, QuebecCity, Canada.

37.    Tapert, S.F. (June, 2007). fMRI research on adolescent brain development and substance use. Presented in symposium, “Adolescent brain development and vulnerability for substance use disorders: Implications for early interventions” (R. Wiers, Organizer; R. Dahl,  Chair), at the World Congress on Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies, Barcelona, Spain.

38.    Stallings M, Brown S, Corley R, Hewitt J, Hopfer C, Krauter K, Lessem J, McQueen M, Mikulich S, Rhee S, Smolen A, Tapert S, Young S, Thomas Crowley (October, 2007). Linkage analysis of adolescent antisocial substance dependence: A replication study. Presented at the World Congress on Psychiatric Genetics annual convention.

39.    Medina KL, Nagel BJ, & Tapert SF (November, 2007). Cerebellar morphometry in abstinent adolescent marijuana users. Paper presented at Neurosciences NIDA Mini-Symposium, San Diego, CA.

40.    Hanson KL, Medina KL, Nagel BJ, Norman AL, Spadoni AD, & Tapert SF (January, 2008). Hippocampal volumes in adolescents with and without a family history of alcoholism. Presented at the second International Conference on Applications of Neuroimaging to Alcoholism, New Haven, CT.

41.    McQueeny T, Schweinsburg BC, Schweinsburg AD, Jacobus J, Frank LR, & Tapert SF (January, 2008). Altered white matter integrity in adolescent binge drinkers. Presented at the second International Conference on Applications of Neuroimaging to Alcoholism, New Haven, CT.

42.    Norman AL, Spadoni AD, Paulus MD, & Tapert SF (January, 2008). An fMRI study of adolescent inhibitory processing prior to the initiation of substance use. Accepted to be presented at the second International Conference on Applications of Neuroimaging to Alcoholism, New Haven, CT

43.    Padula CB, McQueeny T, Gorlick A, & Tapert SF (January, 2008). Spatial working memory in adolescent binge drinkers: An FMRI study. Presented at the second International Conference on Applications of Neuroimaging to Alcoholism, New Haven, CT.

44.    Schweinsburg AD, McQueeny T, Brown SA, & Tapert SF (January, 2008). Adolescent binge drinkers show altered fMRI response during verbal encoding. Presented at the second International Conference on Applications of Neuroimaging to Alcoholism, New Haven, CT.

45.    Trim RS, Padula CB, Jaconetta CM, Robinson SK, Matthews S, Paulus MP, Tapert SF & Schuckit MA (January, 2008). Alcohol effects on brain activation in matched low- and high-level responders to alcohol. Presented at the second International Conference on Applications of Neuroimaging to Alcoholism, New Haven, CT.

46.    Bava S, Frank LR, McQueeny T, Schweinsburg AD, & Tapert SF (February, 2008). White matter integrity in adolescent marijuana users. Presented at the annual International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Honolulu, HI.

47.    Hanson KL, Winward JL, Schweinsburg AD, Medina KL, & Tapert SF (February, 2008). Longitudinal study of cognition among adolescent marijuana users over three weeks of abstinence. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, Honolulu, HI.

48.    McQueeny T, Schweinsburg AD, Hanson KL, & Tapert SF (February, 2008). Behavioral and cognitive impulsivity during inhibition in abstinent adolescent marijuana users: an fMRI study. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, Honolulu, HI.

49.    Spadoni AD, Squeglia L, Norman AL, & Tapert SF (February, 2008). Utility of neurocognitive performance in predicting subsequent heavy drinking in adolescence. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, Honolulu, HI.

50.    Winward JL, Schweinsburg AD, & Tapert SF (February, 2008). fMRI brain activation to spatial working memory in adolescent marijuana and polysubstance users. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual convention, Honolulu, HI.

51.    Hanson, K. L., Gorlick, A. S., Medina, K. L., Nagel, B. J., Norman, A. L., Spadoni, A. D., & Tapert, S. F. (2008, June). Affective and behavioral correlates with hippocampal volumes in adolescents with and without a family history of alcoholism. Accepted to be presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism, Washington, DC.

52.    Jacobus J., McQueeny T., Bava S., Schweinsburg B.C., & Tapert S.F. (June, 2008) White matter integrity in adolescents with histories of binge drinking and marijuana use. Accepted to be presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism, Washington, DC.

53.    Spadoni & Tapert (June, 2008). Accepted to be presented as part of symposium “Diagnostic Challenges Regarding Alcohol Use Disorders in Adolescents” (Chairs: M. Schuckit & V. Hesselbrock), Research Society on Alcoholism Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

54.    Squeglia LM, Spadoni AL, Gorlick AS, Norman AL, Eberson SC & Tapert SF (June, 2008). Effects of Hangover on Neurocognition in Adolescents: A Prospective Study. Accepted to be presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism, Washington, DC.

55.    Trim R.S., Padula C.B., Jaconetta C.M., Robinson S.K., Matthews S., Paulus M.P., Tapert S.F. & Schuckit M.A. (June, 2008). Level of response to alcohol moderates gender effects on brain activation. Accepted to be presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

56.    Wilkins KC, Tapert SF, Lang AJ, Norman SB (November, 2008). Seeking Safety with OEF/OIF Veterans. Submitted to be presented at the Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapy.

 

Public Service

10/00      USA Today Life Section cover story, interview on alcoholism and brain functioning

10/00      Brain Connections feature on the effects of drinking on the adolescent brain

2/01         CBS Radio interview on heavy drinking and brain functioning in youth

2/01         North County Times feature on heavy drinking and brain functioning in youth

2/01         UCSD main website “In The News” feature on alcoholism and brain functioning

2/01         EurekAlert feature on heavy drinking and brain functioning in youth

2/01         Yahoo News article on binge drinking and brain functioning in youth

2/01         Newswise interview on heavy drinking and brain functioning in young women

3/01         BBC World Service radio interview on heavy drinking and brain functioning in youth

3/01         Discover Magazine interview on heavy drinking and brain functioning in youth

4/01         La Tercera (Chilean mainstream newspaper) interview on alcohol use in youth

5/01         CNS Productions / Haight-Ashbury Clinic video on alcohol

6/01         Human Relations Media high school video “Brain Scans” on how alcohol affects teens

6/01         American Psychological Association Monitor feature on alcohol use in youth

6/01         ADVANCE interview on fMRI studies in youth

6/01         Klicksaude (Brazilian internet news site) “Mulheres jovens apresentam regiões cerebrais danificadas pelo álcool”

6/01         About: The Human Internet article on Female Drinking and Brain Damage

7/01         Orlando Sentinel interview for story on underage drinking

10/01      Seattle Post Intelligencer interview for feature on alcohol problems in women

3/02         San Diego State University’s Daily Aztec interview on college drinking

3/02         Reader’s Digest article on heavy drinking and brain functioning in youth

3/02         Society for Neuroscience article on the neural effects of teenage drinking

4/02         KPBS-TV Full Focus feature story on brain imaging, advertising, and adolescent drinking

8/02         Human Relations Media middle school video “Getting Stupid” on alcohol’s effects

9/02         Seoul Broadcasting System feature on brain imaging and alcohol

10/02      Society for Neuroscience Website feature, “Young Brains on Alcohol”

11/02      Providence Journal feature on how teenage drinking affects brain functioning

12/02      NIAAA Activities & Events summary “The Young Brain and Alcohol”

12/02      KPCC-FM on-air interview for AirTalk about teenage drinking

3/03         Human Relations Media video on alcohol use disorders for high school students

6/03         Parent With Teens Newsletter interview on the physical effects of alcohol in teens

7/03         CBS News Radio interview on alcohol advertising and adolescents

7/03         New York Times interview on adolescents’ brain response to alcohol ads

7/03         Diagnostic Imaging Magazine interview on MRI in teens with alcohol use disorders

8/03         FACTS (Swiss news magazine) interview on adolescent brain development

9/03         ABC and NBC news affiliates interview on teen drinking (ScienCentral)

9/03         Fox News 6 interview on how alcohol affects young people for Life Lessons documentary

1/04         JAMA News interview on fMRI research with problem drinking adolescence (JAMA 2004; 291:1053-1055.)

1/04         Alcool Actualités (French magazine) article, “L’IRM révŹle comment le cerveau réagit ą des stimuli ayant l’alcool pour toile de fond”

9/04         DANA Foundation interview on alcoholism

9/04         Human Relations Media video on marijuana use for high school students

10/04      Ad Council/Mothers Against Drunk Driving video news release interview on how parents can prevent alcohol from diminishing their child’s potential

3/05         Prevention Magazine (a consumer health magazine with 3 million readers) interview for article on the effects of alcohol on teen brain development

4/05         Reader’s Digest interview for article on binge drinking in adolescence.

5/05         Interview on college drinking for National On-Campus Report (www.magnapubs.com)

8/05         Interview for San Diego Magazine on assessment of drinking in youth.

8/05         Interview for EurekAlert on how alcohol affects the adolescent brain.

1/06         Interview on diffusion tensor imaging research with adolescents drinkers for Technology Review (MIT’s monthly magazine)

2/06         Interview for St. Louis Post-Dispatch on adolescent marijuana use.

2/06         Interview for La Presse newspaper in Montreal, Canada on adolescent brain development (reprinted in Le Courrier International).

3/06         Front page feature on teen drinking for Kearney Hub newspaper in Nebraska.

7/06         New York Times Science Times feature on the effects of alcohol on adolescent brain functioning.

7/06         ABC News interview on adolescent drinking.

7/06         Working Mother interview on teenage drinking.

8/06         Scientific American Mind cover story on adolescent brain development.

10/06      Teen Vogue feature on adolescent drinking.

10/06      BBC interview on the effects of adolescent drinking on the brain.

10/06      Connect With Kids filmed interview on effects of adolescent drinking on the brain to air on NBC, ABC, and CBS local affiliates nationwide.

11/06      Atlanta Journal Constitution interview on adolescent brain development and risk taking behavior.

1/07         Discover Magazine interview on the effects of alcohol on adolescent brain development.

3/07         NBC Nightly News feature on adolescent drinking and effects on the brain.

3/07         Science et Vie (leading French science & technology magazine) interview on brain transformation during adolescence.

4/07         Interview for Neus Contreras (Spanish newspaper), “Los jóvenes bebedores tienen menos memoria”

4/07         Interview for El Pais (primary newspaper in Madrid), “Más del 30% de los jóvenes de 14 y 15 aĖos que bebe es adicto al alcohol de adulto”

4/07         Interview and materials for Catalyst, Australian televisions’ leading science program, on adolescent drinking and effects on the brain.

University and Community Service

1991 - 1993                   Seattle-King County Department of Public Health AIDS Prevention Service, Seattle, WA. Street outreach and needle exchange.

1993 - 1996                   San Diego Clean Needle Exchange Program. Street outreach service provider, HIV-prevention, health promotion, drug treatment referrals, and community organization.

1993 - 1997                   Alliance Healthcare Foundation, San Diego, CA. Consultation on drug abuse and HIV prevention programming for medically underserved community members; computer and Internet consultation.

1995 - 2000                   San Diego Harm Reduction Center.  Consultant to non-profit organization helping injection drug users reduce risks associated with substance use. 

1997 - 1998                   Rhode Island Department of Health, HIV/AIDS Program, Providence, RI. Needle exchange, HIV-prevention, and health promotion.

1998                                  Partnerships for Children’s Health. Roundtable discussion coordinator for conference on higher education

2001, Fall                        Coping with Crisis. VASDHS Staff and patient debriefing groups in response to terrorist attacks.

2000 - 2003                   Correctional Treatment Assessment Consortium. David Deitch, Ph.D., Director.

2002                                  First Ladies Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free. Summit participant and consultant.

2004                                  Council of Healthcare Advisors. Consultant.

2004                                  Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Consultant on underage drinking.

1999 - 2001                   Alcohol Medical Scholars Program. Scholar. Marc A. Schuckit, M.D., Director.

2001 - 2004                   Alcohol Medical Scholars Program. Assistant Director.

2005 - 2007                   Prevention Research Institute. Scientific consultant.

2002 - 2007                   Entertainment Industry Council for Scientific Accuracy. Consultant.

2003 - 2007                   Communities of Concern. Consultant for parent information on alcohol/drug effects.

2005 - 2007                   National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Underage Drinking Initiative.  Outside expert.

2005 – 2007                  UCSD Childcare Oversight Committee. Faculty representative.

2004 - present               UCSD Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women. Faculty representative.

2004 - present               Ad Council. Consultant on underage drinking.

2004 - present               Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Scientific consultant.

2004 - present               Alcohol Medical Scholars Program. Associate Director.

2005 – present              Research Society on Alcoholism Priorities Committee. Member.

2005 – present              Veterans Medical Research Foundation Neuroimaging Space Committee. Chair.

2006 – present              NIH Career Opportunities in Research Education and Training, California State University Los Angeles. Scientific advisor.

2006 – present              UCSD Department of Psychiatry Diversity Committee. Member.

2007 – present              Research Society on Alcoholism Elections Committee. Member.

2007 – present              VA San Diego Healthcare System R & D Committee. Alternate member.

 

Honors and Awards

1994       VA San Diego Healthcare System Summer Practicum Stipend

1997       Alliance Healthcare Foundation recognition award for outstanding community service

1999       Research Society on Alcoholism Junior Investigator Award

2000       Research Society on Alcoholism Postdoctoral Research Recognition Award

2000           Research Society on Alcoholism Junior Investigator Award

2001           Research Society on Alcoholism Junior Investigator Award

2003       NIH/NIAAA Pediatric Research Loan Repayment Program recipient

2005       NIH/NIAAA Pediatric Research Loan Repayment Program recipient

 

Professional Memberships:

American Psychological Association
Division 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology)
Division 50 (Addictions)

College of Problems on Drug Dependence

International Neuropsychological Society

Research Society on Alcoholism