Division 28 Conference Schedule

Tentative schedule of events for the 2011 APA Convention.

(Note that days and times are still under APA review and are subject to change)

Thursday, August 4th

8:00-8:50 a.m. - Young Investigator Awards

Outstanding Dissertation Awards

  • Cassandra Gipson (co-winner). A Translational Model of Mood- Based Impulsivity Related to Drug Abuse
  • Kevin Murnane (co-winner). Neuropharmacology of 3,4- methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, “ecstasy”) and its stereoisomers

Young Psychopharmacologist Award

  • Matthew Johnson: From microeconomics to mystical experience: expanding the frame of human psychopharmacology
9:00-9:50 a.m. - MED Associates Brady/Schuster Award
  • Stephen Higgins: Applying the Behavioral Sciences to Reducing Cigarette Smoking Among Pregnant Women
10:00-11:50 a.m. - New Fellows Symposium
  • Scott Bowen: Genetic influences on inhalant-induced psychomotor activation in mice
  • Chana Akins: Birds do it but are they a good model to study substance abuse?
  • Scott H. Kollins: Behavioral pharmacology of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Insights into pathology and comorbidity
  • Dave Festinger: The Empirical Study of Ethics in Substance Abuse Research
12:00-1:50 p.m. - An Addictions Update on Evidence Based Practice: What Works, How to Adapt it, and What Does Not Work. (Co-sponsored with Division 50)
1:00-1:50 p.m. - Early Career Psychologists Symposium
  • Rajkumar Sevak: Acute Effects of Modafinil on Attention and Inhibitory Control in Methamphetamine-dependent Humans
  • Kristin Onorati: A Comparison of College Male and Female Alcohol Consumption & Recall: A Field Study
  • Yukiko Washio: Delay Discounting as a Predictor of Treatment Response among Cocaine-Dependent Outpatients
  • Jennifer Hettema: Pilot Study of a Video Intervention to Target Substance Use and HIV Medication Compliance
2:00-2:50 p.m. - Division 28 Presidential Address
  • Mark Greenwald: Prospect Theory: Implications for Laboratory Models and Treatment of Substance Abuse
3:00-3:50 p.m. - Division 28 Business Meeting
6:30-7:30 p.m. - Charles R. Schuster Memorial Symposium
  • Mark Greenwald: Introductory Remarks

  • Warren Bickel: A Revolution in Addiction Science: C.R. Schuster and Drug Reinforcement

  • Ken Silverman: The Operant Treatment of Drug Addiction: Charles R. Schuster's Influences as Scientist, Mentor and Advocate

  • Jack Henningfield: Charles R. Schuster: An Enduring Legacy of Behavioral Science in Service to Humanity 

Friday, August 5th

8:00-9:50 a.m. - ADHD in College Students Symposium (Chair: Lisa Weyandt)
  • Anthony J Swentosky: Executive Functioning in College Students with ADHD Symptomology
  • Genevieve R Verdi: Prescription Stimulant Misuse Among College Students
  • George J DuPaul: Effects of Lisdexamfetamine on the Functioning of College Students with ADHD
  • Arthur Anastopoulos: Discussant
10:00-11:50 a.m. - Emerging Drugs of Abuse (Co-chairs: Matthew Johnson and Roland Griffiths)
  • Lawrence Carter: Human psychopharmacology and dose-effects of dextromethorphan, an NMDA antagonist hallucinogen present in over-the-counter cough medications
  • Matthew Johnson: Human psychopharmacology and dose-effects of salvinorin A, a kappa-opioid agonist hallucinogen present in the plant Salvia divinorum
  • William Fantegrossi: Effects of synthetic cannabinoids in mice
  • Ryan Vandrey: Characteristics and consequences of synthetic cannabinoid (K2/Spice) use
  • Frank Sapienza: Discussant
10:00-11:50 a.m. - New Approaches to Diagnosing Substance Use Disorders in DSM-5 (Co-sponsored with Division 50)
2:00-3:50 p.m. - NIDA and NIAAA Practitioner’s Town Hall
6:00-7:50 p.m. - NIDA and NIAAA Early Career Poster Session

Saturday, August 6th

8:00-9:50 a.m. - Refining Contingency Management Interventions (Chair: Donelle Howell)
  • Robert Packer: The Effects of Reinforcer Magnitude and Delay: A Contingency Management Analog Study
  • Joy Chudzynski: Persistence of Behavior Change: Reinforcement Schedule Effects on Methamphetamine-dependent Individuals
  • Donelle N Howell: Contingency Management Intervention for Alcohol Use Utilizing Ethylglucuronide
  • Michael G McDonell: Contingency Management for Stimulant Use in Outpatients with Serious Mental Illness
  • John M Roll: Discussant
8:00-9:50 a.m. - Cognition and Addiction: Using PDAs to Predict and Prevent (Co- sponsored with Division 50)
10:00-11:50 a.m. - Prenatal Cocaine Exposure in Animals and Humans: Sex Differences in Effects on Behavior and Brain in Offspring across the Lifespan (Co-chairs: Cora Lee Wetherington and Samia Noursi)
  • Diana Dow-Edwards: Differential Effects of Prenatal Cocaine and Environment on Cocaine Reward and the Dopamine Transporter in Male and Female Adolescent Rats

  • Michael A Nader: Effects of Prenatal Cocaine Exposure on Brain Dopamine Receptor Function, Behavior and Cocaine Reinforcement in Adult Male and Female Rhesus Monkeys

  • Emmalee S Bandstra: Prenatal Cocaine Exposure: Multi-Domain Outcomes in Inner-City Male and Female Adolescents

  • Linda C. Mayes: Prenatal Cocaine Exposure, Early Adversity, and Stress Reactivity: Sex Differences

10:00-11:50 a.m. - Innovation and Opportunities in Mobile Interventions for Addictions (Co-sponsored with Division 50)
12:00-12:50 p.m. - Division 28 Poster Session

Sunday, August 7th

8:00-8:50 a.m. - Treating Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders in Rural America (Chair: John Roll)
  • Anne Strode: Disparities of Mental Health Services Between Urban and Rural Communities
  • Jae Kennedy: Rural and Urban Disparities in Unmet Need for Mental Health Services in the U.S.: 1997-2006
  • John M Roll: Project ROAM: Addressing Opioid Addiction in Rural Washington State
  • Beth Hudnall Stamm: Discussant
9:00-9:50 a.m. - Missing Data in Substance Abuse Clinical Trials: Comparative Approaches and Implications (Co-chairs: Paul G Wakim and Gregory S Brigham)
  • Paul G Wakim: Missing Data in Substance Abuse Clinical Trials
  • Sterling M McPherson: A Comparison of Common Missing Data Strategies to Multiple Imputation with CTN Data
  • Celestina Barbosa-Leiker: Comparing Missing Data Strategies in the Context of Repeated Measures with Clinical CTN Data
  • Gregory S Brigham: Discussant
9:00-10:50 a.m. - Neurobehavioral and Technological Mechanisms to Improve the Efficacy and Effectiveness of Substance Abuse Treatment (Co-sponsored with Division 50)