Cynthia A Conklin, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
3811 O'Hara St.
Education & Training
Clinical Psychology, Purdue University
Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Selected Honors & Awards
Wyeth Young Psychopharmacologist Award, American Psychological Association
Jarvik-Russell Early Career Award, Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco
Faculty Scholar Award, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
tDCS brain stimulation & combined therapies; Methods to reduce cue-reactivity in smokersSelected Research Publications & Products
- Conklin, Cynthia A., and Stephen T. Tiffany (2002). Applying extinction research and theory to cue-exposure addiction treatments.Addiction 97(2), 155-167.
- Conklin, C. A., Vella, E. J., Joyce, C. J., Salkeld, R. P., Perkins, K. A., & Parzynski, C. S. (2015). Examining the relationship between cue-induced craving and actual smoking. Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology, 23(2), 90.
- Conklin, C. A., Salkeld, R. P., Perkins, K. A., & Robin, N. (2013). Do people serve as cues to smoke?. nicotine & tobacco research, 15(12), 2081-2087.
- Conklin, Cynthia A.(2006)Environments as cues to smoke: implications for human extinction-based research and treatment. Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology 14(1), 12-19.
- Conklin, Cynthia A., and Kenneth A. Perkins. (2005). Subjective and reinforcing effects of smoking during negative mood induction. Journal of abnormal psychology 114(1), 153-164.
Schizophrenia and addiction; Situationally provoked urinary incontinence; Smoking cessationSelected Clinical Publications & Products
- Smith TT, Koopmeiners JS, Tessier KM, Davis EM, Conklin CA. Randomized trial of low-nicotine cigarettes and transdermal nicotine. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 57 (4), 515-524
- Conklin, C.A., & Perkins, K.A. (2004). Nicotine Dependence and Smoking. In N. Anderson (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Health Behavior. Sage Publishers, 733-737.
- Perkins, Kenneth A., Cynthia A. Conklin, & Michele D. Levine (2008).Cognitive-behavioral therapy for smoking cessation: a practical guidebook to the most effective treatments. Taylor & Francis.
- Conklin, C.A., & Tiffany, S.T. (2001). Cue exposure treatment: New ideas about an old therapy. In R. H. Coombs (Ed.) Addiction Recovery Tools: A Practitioner's Handbook. Sage Publishers.
Medical student education; Postdoctoral student education; Research mentorship
Cynthia Conklin, PhD Promoted to Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Congratulations to Cynthia Conklin, PhD on her promotion to the rank of Associate Professor of Psychiatry. Dr. Conklin joined the Department of Psychiatry faculty as an Assistant Professor in 2003 after earning her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Purdue University and completing a two-year post doctoral fellowship through the Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine Research Program at the University of Pittsburgh. In...