Faculty

Brooke S G Molina, PhD

Brooke S G Molina, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology and Pediatrics

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.
Pittsburgh
 
PA
 
15213

Education & Training

PhD
Arizona State University Clinical Psychology
University of PittsburghAlcohol Research Training Program

Specialty Certifications

Licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology

Current Appointments

Director, Youth and Family Research Program
Co-Director, Developmental Alcohol Research Training Program

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American Psychological Association
Member, International Society for Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
Member, Research Society on Alcoholism

Selected Honors & Awards

Mentor Award, University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association
Outstanding Mentor Award, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Method to Extend Research in Time Award, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Research Interests

Etiology, course & treatment of ADHD; Etiology, course & treatment of substance use; Primary care and ADHD treatment
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Molina, B. S. G., Joseph, H.M., H. L. Kipp, H.L., Lindstrom, R.A., Pedersen, S.L., Kolko, D.J., Bauer, D.J., and Subramaniam, G.A. (in press). Adolescents treated for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in pediatric primary care: Characterizing risk for stimulant diversion. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics.
  2. Molina, B.S.G., Kipp, H.L., Joseph, H.M., Engster, S.A., Harty, S.C., Dawkins, M. Lindstrom, R.A., Bauer, D.J. & S. S. Bangalore, S.S. (2020). Stimulant diversion risk among college students treated for ADHD: Primary care provider prevention training. Academic Pediatrics, 20(1), 119-127. PMCID: PMC6899216
  3. Jones NP, Versace A, Lindstrom R, Wilson TK, Gnagy EM, Pelham WE Jr, Molina BSG, Ladouceur CD.(2020) Reduced activation in the pallidal-thalamic-motor pathway Is associated with deficits in reward-modulated inhibitory control in adults with a history of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2020 (Dec;5(12):1123-1133. doi: 10.1016/j.bpsc.2020.06.011. Epub 2020 Jun 30. PMID: 32830098; PMCID: PMC7726013.
  4. Pedersen, S.L., Walther, C.A.P., Harty, S.C., Gnagy, E.M., Pelham, W.E., Molina, B.S.G. (2016). The indirect effects of childhood ADHD on alcohol problems in adulthood through unique facets of impulsivity. Addiction, 111(9), 1582-1589.
  5. Howard, A.L., Molina, B S.G., Swanson, J.M., Hinshaw, S.P., Belendiuk, K.A., Harty, S.C., Arnold, L.E., Abikoff, H.B., Hechtman, L., Stehli, A., Greenhill, L.L., Newcorn, J.H., & Wigal, T. (2015). Developmental progression to early adult binge drinking and marijuana use from worsening versus stable trajectories of adolescent ADHD and delinquency. Addiction, 110(5), 784-795.

Clinical Interests

ADHD across the lifespan; Substance use across the lifespan; Primary care and ADHD treatment

Education Interests

Research mentorship at all levels; Faculty development