Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences (Research), Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)


Jane Metrik, Ph.D., is Professor in the Departments of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University based at the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies. She holds a joint appointment at the Providence VA Medical Center, as a research scientist and as a licensed clinical psychologist. Trained in the Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology at the University of California, San Diego/San Diego State University, Dr. Metrik completed Brown’s clinical psychology internship and postdoctoral fellowship at CAAS before joining faculty in 2007. She directs an NIH-funded program of research focused on cannabis behavioral pharmacology, ecological momentary assessment studies, and clinical trials examining mechanisms that influence the etiology and maintenance of cannabis use disorder and comorbidity with alcohol use and psychiatric disorders.  She also directs a program of research funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs focused on treatment of comorbid substance use disorders and mood disorders and cannabinoid-based pain treatment in Veterans. Dr. Metrik has served as Principal Investigator, Co-Investigator, and Mentor on numerous federally-funded research grants focused on individuals with addictive behaviors and specifically on cannabis use disorder. Dr. Metrik is a core faculty member at Brown University where she trains postdoctoral fellows at the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies as well as postdoctoral fellows and psychology residents in the Clinical Psychology Training Consortium.

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