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

Jennifer Tidey is an Associate Professor (Research) of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Brown University. She is a core faculty member of Brown's Center for Alcohol and Addictions Studies (CAAS), Director of the CAAS Addictive Behaviors Laboratory and Associate Director of the training program. She is an Associate Editor for the journals Nicotine & Tobacco Research and Tobacco Regulatory Science, and a member of the Board of Directors for the College on Problems of Drug Dependence. Trained as a behavioral pharmacologist at Tufts University, Dr. Tidey completed post-graduate training at Harvard University and the University of Vermont before coming to Brown in 1999. The twin goals of her research are to identify mechanisms underlying the high rates of cigarette smoking in people with serious mental illness, and to develop effective smoking treatments for these patients. She currently conducts research in the high-impact area of tobacco regulatory science, the aim of which to provide the FDA with the science it needs to make regulatory decisions about cigarettes and other tobacco products. 

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