Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior


Dr. Treloar Padovano (she/her) is jointly appointed as Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (DPHB) at the Warren Alpert Medical School in the Division of BioMed and Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSS) at the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies (CAAS) in the School of Public Health (SPH). She is a licensed psychologist and clinician scientist committed to teaching and research training. She is a member of training committees the Brown Clinical Psychology Training Program Consortium (Adult Track) and CAAS Postdoctoral T32 Fellowship programs.

Dr. Treloar Padovano’s research program seeks to improve screening and brief interventions for chronic liver disease and study multi-level determinants of health, wellness, and substance use. She has methodological expertise in laboratory alcohol administration, cue reactivity, ecological research, and longitudinal data analysis. Since 2021, Dr. Treloar Padovano has implemented all projects for which she is the primary researcher in English and Spanish.

Dr. Treloar Padovano is committed to ongoing learning about how privilege and resource access continually shape her viewpoint. She aims to grow awareness of her specific sources of bias and how these affect all areas of her work and interactions. Dr. Treloar Padovano serves as co-chair Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging committee (DPHB, CAAS), member of the Diversity, Inclusion, and Action Plan committee (BSS), and as an advisory board member for the Office of Women in Medicine and Science (BioMed, SPH).

Dr. Treloar Padovano teaches for the Brown University Pre-College program and SPH Masters in Public Health program. She has served as a research mentor for clinical psychology residents, MPH students, research staff, postdoctoral fellows, and visiting scholars. 

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