RIA Seminar Series

RIA's annual Seminar Series brings to Buffalo national experts in the field of alcohol, drugs and related issues. 

Karen Farchaus Stein, PhD, RN, closed RIA's 2017 Fall Seminar Series with a presentation on adolscent drinking

Each fall and spring, speakers present research results to an audience of policymakers, clinicians, other researchers, students and the general public.

RIA seminar presentations are made at 10 a.m. in room 132 at the Research Institute on Addictions, 1021 Main St., Buffalo, (UB Downtown Campus), unless otherwise noted.

September 8 , 2017

Using Tetra Partite Synaptic Plasticity to Treat Addiction

Peter Kalivas, PhD

Professor and Chair
Department of Neurosciences
Medical University of South Carolina

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September 22, 2017

Beyond Self-Medication: Exploring Comorbidity between PTSD and Substance Misuse

Meghan E. McDevitt-Murphy, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
The University of Memphis

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October 6, 2017

Integrating Unhealthy Alcohol and Other Drug Use and General Health Care: When Best Laid Plans Go Awry

Richard Saitz MD, MPH

Chair, Department of Community Health Sciences
Boston University School of Public Health

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November 3, 2017

Who Am I: Current and Future-Oriented Identities as Determinants of Adolescent and Young Adult Alcohol Use

Karen Farchaus Stein, PhD, RN

Brody Endowed Professor
School of Nursing
University of Rochester

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