Stephanie Samples O'Malley, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Division of Substance Abuse Research in Psychiatry; Deputy Chair, Clinical Research

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Prevention and Control

Cancer Prevention and Control

Office of Student Research

Psychiatry: Addictions, Division of | Center for Nicotine and Tobacco Use Research at Yale (CENTURY) | Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism | Connecticut Mental Health Center: Division of Substance Abuse | Psychology Section | Psychotherapy Development Center | Smoking Cessation and Alcohol Treatment Research Clinic | Stress & Addiction Clinical Research Program | Substance Abuse Research | Women's Behavioral Health Research, Division of | Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

Education & Training

PhD Vanderbilt University (1983)
BS Vanderbilt University (1976)

Honors & Recognition

  • Sidney J. Blatt AwardPsychology Section, Department of Psychiatry (2015)

  • Presidential Citation for Leadership and Research in the Field of AddictionsAmerican Psychological Association (2014)

  • Elected MemberConnecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) (2014)

  • Betty Ford AwardAmerican Association for Medical and Research in Substance Abuse (2008)

  • Dan Anderson Research AwardHazelden Foundation (2005)

  • Joel Elkes International Award for Exceptional Contributions to PsychopharmacologyAmerican College of Neuropsychopharmacology (1998)

Professional Service

  • Data Safety Monitoring Board, Clinical Trials Network NIDA (2015)

  • Editorial Board JAMA Psychiatry (2015)

  • Co-Chair, Tobacco Regulatory Science Biobehavioral Workgroup NIDA, FDA and RTI (2014 - 2014)

  • Data Safety Monitoring Board, Translational Research and Evolving Alcoholic Hepatitis Treatment Consortium NIAAA (2014)

  • Chair, Education Committee American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (2011 - 2013)

  • Co-Chair, PhenX Substance Use and Addiction Working Group NIDA, NHGRI and RTI (2011 - 2011)

  • Senior Advisory Board Alcoholism:Clinical and Experimental Research (2011)

  • Editorial Board Psychology of Addictive Behaviors (2008 - 2013)

  • Working group on alcohol medication trial design American College of Neuropsychopharmacology/American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (2008)

  • NIAAA Alcohol Administration Guidelines Working Group, 2005 National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (2005)

  • Editorial Board Psychiatry Investigation (2004)

  • National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism of the National Institutes of Health, November 2002 – March, 2007 National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (2002 - 2007)

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Contact Info

Stephanie Samples O'Malley, PhD
Mailing Address
Connecticut Mental Health Center - SAC 202
34 Park Street

New Haven, CT 06508