Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences (Research)


Overview: Dr. Molly Magill is currently a Professor in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences and the Director of Biostatistics at the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies. Dr. Magill's broad area of study is mechanisms of behavior change in psychosocial treatment for alcohol and other drug use disorders. The goal of this work is to guide intervention development and refinement.  In her most recent research, she is focused on therapist or counselor training methods that are based on common factors of established behavioral interventions.  

Mentor Statement: Dr. Magill is committed to and absolutely enjoys mentorship of students and early career colleagues.  Areas of interest include: Mechanisms of Behavior Change; Science of Behavior Change; Statistical analyses in the context of clinical trials; Meta-analysis of behavioral treatment effects; and Therapist training, fidelity monitoring, and implementation science.

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