Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research), Assistant Professor of Medicine (Research)

Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Overview

Erika Litvin Bloom received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 2011 from the University of South Florida. She completed her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and joined the faculty in 2013. Dr. Bloom is currently Assistant Professor (Research) in the Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Medicine. She conducts research in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Rhode Island Hospital and provides clinical services for University Medicine Foundation. Her primary interest is in developing and evaluating behavioral treatments for substance use disorders, with a focus on tobacco use. Dr. Bloom is currently the Principal Investigator of a K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).  In this project, Dr. Bloom is developing and conducting a randomized trial of a group-based intervention for women who are concerned about gaining weight after they quit smoking.

Brown Affiliations

Research Areas