Kurt H. Dermen, PhD

Kurt H. Dermen, PhD.

Senior Research Scientist

Clinical Psychology

Department of Psychiatry
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Contact Information

1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Phone: (716) 887-2492
Email: dermen@ria.buffalo.edu

Primary Research Areas

Motivational and behavioral interventions for substance abuse treatment, health risk reduction, and health promotion; alcohol's influence on risky sexual behavior and sexual aggression.

Research Publications Expertise

Research Projects

Chang | Barrick | Griswold | Dermen | Elze | Janikowski | Austin-Ketch | Campbell-Heider
This project will train graduate students to provide empirically supported, team-based addictions prevention and treatment services in integrated behavioral health-primary care settings located in underserved Western New York communities.
Chang | Dermen | Nisbet | Campbell-Heider | Casucci | Loomis | Moss
The grant aims to integrate behavioral health into primary care services within the Seneca Nation Health System, thereby increasing access to mental health and substance abuse screening and treatment.
Stasiewicz | Bradizza | Dermen | Lucke
This grant will explore a number of tailored treatment approaches to determine which works best for people in relation to their drinking behavior prior to seeking help.
Miller | Dermen | Lucke
This study assessed the use of caffeinated energy drinks by U.S. adolescents and young adults (age 13-25) and examined links between sexual risk-taking and the use of energy drinks mixed with alcohol.