Judson Brewer MD, PhD, explores how addiction forms by looking at social media, fast food and other facets of daily life.
Dr. Kirk Warren Brown, Ph.D., explains how VCU and regional communities are coming together to grow the research and practice of contemplative science.
Dr. Lula Beatty, Ph.D. discusses reasons for drug use in vulnerable boys and men as well as evidence-based approaches to prevention and treatment.
Dr. Marc Fishman, MD, discusses the treatment of opioid addiction for adolescents and young adults.
VCU PhD student Megan Cooke discusses the relationship between the brain and substance use.
Dr. Mishka Terplan talks about how developing addiction to opioids and other drugs vary across gender, and how those expectations impact the conception of treatment and stigma around use.
Dr. Raymond Tademy, Ph.D., presents on the relationship between educational history, race and substance use as they pertain to recovery and re-entry into society.
For the April COBE Connect Ph.D. student Jessica Bourdon presents her research on mental health and service utilization at VCU as well as next steps for promoting and studying support services for students.
Marcie Walsh, M.S.W., and Zoe Neale, M.S., presented about the Science of Happiness course and the THRIVE living-learning community at the March meeting of the Positive Psychology research group at VCU.
What do e-cigarettes do and who is using them at VCU? Learn more from the March COBE Connect lecture video recap with researcher Tory Spindle.