Promoting Health and Reducing Risk in Psychiatric Mental Health and Addictions

research team group.

About the Team

The Promoting Health & Reducing Risk in Psychiatric Mental Health & Addictions Scholarship Team consists of faculty and students whose area of interest is in addiction and mental health.  Current research topics include: substance use in adolescents and older adults, child and adolescent mental health, family caregiving, medication-taking behaviors in individuals with dual diagnosis, and assessment of quality of care settings.  This team functions as a facilitator to promote scholarly work of each team member by sharing, reviewing, and commenting on ideas, manuscripts, and grant applications.


  • Kafuli Agbemenu
  • Yu-Ping Chang
  • Linda Paine Hughes
  • Adrian Juarez
  • Patricia Nisbet
  • Eunhee Park
  • Loralee Sessanna


  • Carole Scott (Social Work)
  • Meg Doerzbacher (PhDs)