Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Vice-Chair, Human Investigations Committee II & IV

Biographical Info


International Activity

  • Developing smoking cessation interventions for adolescent smokers
    Amsterdam, Netherlands(2011 - 2013)
    To develop and examine the use of computer based retraining of implicit tobacco approach tendencies for smoking cessation in adolescent smokers when combined with clinician provided CBT for treating tobacco dependence.

Education & Training

Ph.D.
Purdue University (1992)
Postdoctoral fellowship
Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis, Endocrinology (1992 - 1995)

Honors & Recognition

  • Young Investigator Award
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (1997)

Professional Service

  • Member, California Tobacco Related Disease Research Program Committee (2003 - 2005)
  • Member, NIAAA Alcohol Clinical and Treatment Review Committee (2002 - 2006)
  • Field Editor, Alcoholism: Clinical Experimental Research (12/1/2011 - 12/1/2013)
  • Assistant Editor, Addiction (12/1/2010 - 12/1/2013)
  • Member, American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Editorial Board (12/1/2009 - 12/1/2013)
  • Co-Author, Surgeon General’s Report “Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People”. (1/1/2012)
  • Co-author, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies Report “Scientific Standards for Studies on Modified Risk Tobacco Products (1/1/2012)
  • Member, James and Esther King Biomedical research program and the Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research program, Florida Department of Health (1/1/2007 - 12/12/2012)
  • Member, Pennsylvania Department of Health Tobacco Settlement Fund Reviews. (1/1/2006 - 12/12/2012)
  • Ongoing Ad-hoc member, NIH study sections (1/1/2002 - 12/12/2012)

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