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Geoffrey Brown, Ph.D

Geoffrey Brown, Ph.D

Dr. Brown is an Associate Professor in Human Development and Family Science at UGA. He researches social and emotional development in infancy and early childhood from both attachment and family systems perspectives. 

Dr. Margaret Caughy

Dr. Margaret Caughy

Dr. Caughy is a Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Family Health Disparities in UGA Human Development & Family Science. Her research combines the unique perspectives of developmental science, epidemiology, and public health in the contexts of risk and resilience affecting young children, especially among ethnic minority families.

Andrea Gonazalez, Ph.D

Andrea Gonazalez, Ph.D

Dr. Gonzalez is a research scientist at the Offord Centre for Child Studies and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

Dr. Steve Kogan, Ph.D

Dr. Steve Kogan, Ph.D

Dr. Kogan is a professor of Human Development & Family Science at UGA. His areas of research includes African American men’s sexual health and substance use in emerging adulthood, as well as evaluating family-centered alcohol prevention programs for rural African American youth.

Dr. Catalina Lopez-Quintero, M.D., Ph.D

Dr. Catalina Lopez-Quintero, M.D., Ph.D

Dr. Lopez-Quintero is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at University of Florida. Her research has focused on investigating the impact that factors at different levels of influence exert on the transitions from the early stages of drug use involvement to drug dependence. Her current projects aim to elucidate potential mechanisms that explain drug use and HIV/AIDS disparities by examining the intersection between neurocognitive processes and sociocultural factors. Other areas of research interest include mental health and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) & health.

James MacKillop, Ph.D

James MacKillop, Ph.D

Dr. MacKillop is the Director of the Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research, co-director of the Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research, and professor of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

Lawrence Sweet, Ph.D

Lawrence Sweet, Ph.D

Dr. Sweet is the Gary R. Sperduto Professor in Clinical Psychology in the UGA Behavioral and Brain Sciences Program.

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