CRIA Scientists

CRIA scientists come from numerous schools and departments throughout UB. They are united in their interest in seeeking answers to address the many causes, consequences, effects and prevention methods for addiction. 

Laura Anderson, PhD

Laura Anderson, PhD

Assistant Professor

School of Nursing

205 Wende Hall

Phone: (716) 829-3461

Email: lauraand@buffalo.edu

Christopher Barrick, PhD

Christopher Barrick, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Department of Family Medicine

1021 Main Street

Phone: (716) 887-2538

Email: barrick@ria.buffalo.edu

Caroline Bass, PhD

Caroline Bass, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

955 Main Street

Phone: (716) 829-3790

Email: cebass@buffalo.edu

Clara Bradizza, PhD

Clara Bradizza, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Department of Psychiatry

1021 Main Street

Phone: (716) 887-2532

Email: bradizza@ria.buffalo.edu

Stewart Clark, PhD

Stewart Clark, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

349 Biomedical Research Building

Phone: (716) 829-3810

Email: stewartc@buffalo.edu

Craig Colder, PhD

Craig Colder, PhD

Professor; Director of Graduate Studies

Department of Psychology

227 Park Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0190

Email: ccolder@buffalo.edu

R. Lorraine Collins, PhD

R. Lorraine Collins, PhD

Associate Dean for Research; Professor

Department of Community Health and Health Behavior

327 Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6040

Email: lcollins@buffalo.edu

Elsa C. Daurignac, PhD

Elsa C. Daurignac, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry

462 Grider Street, Erie County Medical Center

Phone: (716) 898-4540

Email: ecd3@buffalo.edu

Kurt H. Dermen, PhD

Kurt H. Dermen, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Department of Psychiatry

1021 Main Street

Phone: (716) 887-2492

Email: dermen@ria.buffalo.edu

David Dietz, PhD

David Dietz, PhD

Chair; Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

955 Main Street

Phone: (716) 829-2071

Email: ddietz@buffalo.edu

Rina Das Eiden, PhD

Rina Das Eiden, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Department of Psychology

1021 Main Street

Phone: (716) 887-3350

Email: eiden@ria.buffalo.edu

Jo Freudenheim, PhD

Jo Freudenheim, PhD

Chair; UB Distinguished Professor; Professor

Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

270D Farber Hall

Phone: (716) 829-5375

Email: jfreuden@buffalo.edu

Michael R. Frone, PhD

Michael R. Frone, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Department of Psychology

1021 Main Street

Phone: (716) 887-2519

Email: frone@ria.buffalo.edu

Robert Granfield, PhD

Robert Granfield, PhD

Professor; Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

Department of Sociology

552 Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2996

Email: rgranfie@buffalo.edu

Kimberly Griswold, MD, MPH

Kimberly Griswold, MD, MPH

Associate Professor

Department of Family Medicine

Primary Care Research Institute, 77 Goodell Street

Phone: (716) 816-7247

Email: griswol@buffalo.edu

Samir Haj-Dahmane, PhD

Samir Haj-Dahmane, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

1021 Main Street

Phone: (716) 887-2231

Email: sh38@buffalo.edu

Larry Hawk, PhD

Larry Hawk, PhD

Professor

Department of Psychology

230 Park Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0192

Email: lhawk@buffalo.edu

Amy Hequembourg, PhD

Amy Hequembourg, PhD

Associate Professor

School of Nursing

209 Wende Hall

Phone: (716) 829-2608

Email: ahequemb@buffalo.edu

Gregory G. Homish, PhD

Gregory G. Homish, PhD

Director, MPH Concentration; Associate Chair; Associate Professor

Department of Community Health and Health Behavior

325 Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6959

Email: ghomish@buffalo.edu

Lynn Kozlowski, PhD

Lynn Kozlowski, PhD

Former Chair; Professor

Department of Community Health and Health Behavior

323 Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6770

Email: lk22@buffalo.edu

Mark B. Kristal, PhD

Mark B. Kristal, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Department of Psychology

Park Hall

Phone: (716) 316-5090

Email: kristal@buffalo.edu

Kenneth E. Leonard, PhD

Kenneth E. Leonard, PhD

CRIA Director; Professor

Department of Psychology

1021 Main Street

Phone: (716) 887-2566

Email: leonard@ria.buffalo.edu

Jennifer Livingston, PhD

Jennifer Livingston, PhD

Associate Professor

School of Nursing

301B Wende Hall

Phone: (716) 829-2486

Email: jal7@buffalo.edu

Joseph F. Lucke, PhD

Joseph F. Lucke, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

1021 Main Street

Phone: (716) 887-6807

Email: jlucke@ria.buffalo.edu

Neil B. McGillicuddy, PhD

Neil B. McGillicuddy, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

1021 Main Street

Phone: (716) 887-2504

Email: mcgillic@ria.buffalo.edu

Paul Meyer, PhD

Paul Meyer, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology

B71 Park Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0263

Email: pmeyer@buffalo.edu

Amanda B. Nickerson, PhD, NCSP

Amanda B. Nickerson, PhD, NCSP

Director

Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention

428 Baldy Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3448

Email: nickersa@buffalo.edu

Thomas J. Nochajski, PhD

Thomas J. Nochajski, PhD

Research Professor

School of Social Work

660 Baldy Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1245

Email: thn@buffalo.edu

Richard J. O'Connor, PhD

Richard J. O'Connor, PhD

Professor

Department of Health Behavior

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Phone: (716) 845-4517

Email: richard.oconnor@roswellpark.org

Sarahmona Przybyla, PhD, MPH

Sarahmona Przybyla, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Department of Community Health and Health Behavior

305 Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6750

Email: mona@buffalo.edu

Brian Quigley, PhD

Brian Quigley, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

Behavioral Medicine Clinic, Erie County Medical Center

Phone: (716) 898-5205

Email: bquigley@buffalo.edu

Jennifer Read, PhD

Jennifer Read, PhD

Professor; Clinical Area Head; Director of Clinical Training

Department of Psychology

231 Park Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0193

Email: jpread@buffalo.edu

Jerry B. Richards, PhD

Jerry B. Richards, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

1021 Main Street

Phone: (716) 887-2211

Email: jrichard@ria.buffalo.edu

Robert G. Rychtarik, PhD

Robert G. Rychtarik, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Department of Psychiatry

1021 Main Street

Phone: (716) 887-2591

Email: rychtari@ria.buffalo.edu

Roh-Yu Shen, PhD

Roh-Yu Shen, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

1021 Main Street

Phone: (716) 887-2593

Email: shen@ria.buffalo.edu

Nancy J. Smyth, PhD

Nancy J. Smyth, PhD

Dean; Professor

School of Social Work

680 Baldy Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1266

Email: sw-dean@buffalo.edu

Paul Stasiewicz, PhD

Paul Stasiewicz, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Department of Psychiatry

1021 Main Street

Phone: (716) 887-2596

Email: stasiewi@ria.buffalo.edu

Maria Testa, PhD

Maria Testa, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Department of Psychology

1021 Main Street

Phone: (716) 887-2560

Email: testa@ria.buffalo.edu

Panayotis (Peter) K. Thanos, PhD

Panayotis (Peter) K. Thanos, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

1021 Main Street

Phone: (716) 887-3366

Email: pthanos@ria.buffalo.edu

Stephen T. Tiffany, PhD

Stephen T. Tiffany, PhD

Empire Innovation Professor

Department of Psychology

342 Park Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0244

Email: stiffany@buffalo.edu

Alexis C. Thompson, PhD

Alexis C. Thompson, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Department of Psychology

1021 Main St

Phone: (716) 887-2243

Email: athompso@ria.buffalo.edu