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RIA Seminar Series

R. Stevens, PhD, presenting as part of RIA's Spring Seminar Series 2014

Robert S. Stevens, PhD, presenting as part of RIA's Spring Seminar Series 2014

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

Fall 2015 Seminar Series

September 9, 2015

Using Behavioral Economics and Neuroeconomics to Understand Addictive Behavior

James MacKillop, PhD

James MacKillop, PhD

Peter Boris Chair in Addictions Research
Director of the Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
McMaster University

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October 2, 2015

Internalizing Problems and Developmental Pathways to Adolescent Substance Use: Risk or Protection?

Craig Colder, PhD

Craig Colder, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychology
Director, Child and Adolescent Family Development Laboratory
University at Buffalo

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November 6, 2015

Teens' Prescription Drug Abuse

Carol J. Boyd, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN

Carol J. Boyd, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN

Deborah J. Oakley Professor of Nursing
Research Professor, Addiction Research Center, Department of Psychiatry
University of Michigan

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