Tammy A Chung, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry and Epidemiology

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Rutgers University Clinical Psychology
Brown UniversityAlcohol Research
University of Pittsburgh School of MedicineAlcohol Research

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Psychological Association
Member, Research Society on Alcoholism
Member, College on Problems of Drug Dependence

Selected Honors & Awards

Annual Field Editors' Award, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Award for Best Paper in 2014, Substance Abuse
Distinguished Scientific Early Career Award, American Psychological Association, Division 50 (Addictions)

Research Interests

Adolescent substance use: etiology and course; Mobile intervention for substance use; Mechanisms of behavior change in addiction
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Chung, T, Creswell, K, Bachrach, R, Clark, D, Martin, C. (in press). Adolescent binge drinking: Developmental context and opportunities for prevention. Alcohol Res Curr Reviews
  2. Chung, T, Tittgemeyer, M, Feldstein Ewing, S. Introduction to the special issue: Using neuroimaging to probe mechanisms of behavior change. NeuroImage. 2017; 151: 1-3
  3. Suffoletto, B, Chung, T. Patterns of Change in Weekend Drinking Cognitions among Non-Treatment Seeking Young Adults During Exposure to a 12-Week Text Message Intervention. J Stud Alc Drugs. 2016 77: 914-923
  4. Chung, T, Noronha, A, Carroll, KM, Potenza, MN, Hutchison, K, Calhoun, VD, Gabrieli, JDE, Morgenstern, J, Nixon, SJ, Wexler, BE, Brewer, J, Ray, L, Filbey, FF, Strauman, TJ, Kober, H, Feldstein Ewing, SW. Brain mechanisms of change in addictions treatment: Models, Methods, and Emerging Findings. Curr Addiction Rep. 2016 3(3): 332-342
  5. Black, JJ, Chung, T. Mechanisms of change in adolescent substance use treatment: How does treatment work? Subst Abuse 2014; 35, 344-51. (Best Paper Award)

Clinical Interests

Diagnostic classification; Neurobiological markers of psychotherapy response; Brief substance use screening for youth