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NIAAA Staff Profile


National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Program Officer

I-Jen Castle, Ph.D.

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6700B Rockledge Drive
Room 1455
Bethesda, MD 20892-6902

Focus Area

Aging; Chronic disease; Life course approaches; Polysubstance use

Selected Publications

White AM, Castle IP, Powell PA, Hingson RW, Koob GF. Alcohol-Related Deaths During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA. 2022 Mar 18:e224308. doi: 10.1001/jama.2022.4308.

White AM, Castle IP, Hingson RW, Powell PA. Using Death Certificates to Explore Changes in Alcohol-Related Mortality in the United States, 1999 to 2017. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2020 Jan;44(1):178-187. doi: 10.1111/acer.14239.

Breslow RA, Castle IP, Chen CM, Graubard BI. Trends in Alcohol Consumption Among Older Americans: National Health Interview Surveys, 1997 to 2014. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2017 May;41(5):976-986. doi: 10.1111/acer.13365.

Castle IP, Dong C, Haughwout SP, White AM. Emergency Department Visits for Adverse Drug Reactions Involving Alcohol: United States, 2005 to 2011. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2016 Sep;40(9):1913-25. doi: 10.1111/acer.13167.

Haughwout SP, Harford TC, Castle IP, Grant BF. Treatment Utilization Among Adolescent Substance Users: Findings from the 2002 to 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2016 Aug;40(8):1717-27.

Slater ME, Castle IP, Logan BK, Hingson RW. Differences in State Drug Testing and Reporting by Driver Type in U.S. Fatal Traffic Crashes. Accid Anal Prev. 2016 Jul;92:122-9. doi: 10.1016/j.aap.2016.03.015.

White AM, Castle IP, Chen CM, Shirley MC, Roach D, Hingson RW. Converging Patterns of Alcohol Use and Related Outcomes Among Females and Males in the United States, 2002 to 2012. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2015 Sep;39(9):1712-26. doi: 10.1111/acer.12815.

Falk DE, Castle IP, Ryan M, Fertig J, Litten RZ. Moderators of Varenicline Treatment Effects in a Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial for Alcohol Dependence: An Exploratory Analysis. J Addict Med. 2015 Jul-Aug;9(4):296-303. doi: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000133.

Castle IP, Yi HY, Hingson RW, White AM. State Variation in Underreporting of Alcohol Involvement on Death Certificates: Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Fatalities as an Example. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2014 Mar;75(2):299-312. doi: 10.15288/jsad.2014.75.299.

Litten RZ, Castle IP, Falk D, Ryan M, Fertig J, Chen CM, Yi HY. The Placebo Effect in Clinical Trials for Alcohol Dependence: An Exploratory Analysis of 51 Naltrexone and Acamprosate Studies. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2013 Dec;37(12):2128-37. doi: 10.1111/acer.12197.

Pan I, Yi HY. Prevalence of Hospitalized Live Births Affected by Alcohol and Drugs and Parturient Women Diagnosed with Substance Abuse at Liveborn Delivery: United States, 1999-2008. Matern Child Health J. 2013 May;17(4):667-76. doi: 10.1007/s10995-012-1046-3.

White AM, MacInnes E, Hingson RW, Pan I. Hospitalizations for Suicide-Related Drug Poisonings and Co-Occurring Alcohol Overdoses in Adolescents (ages 12-17) and Young Adults (Ages 18-24) in the United States, 1999-2008: Results from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2013 Apr;43(2):198-212. doi: 10.1111/sltb.12008.

White AM, Hingson RW, Pan I, Yi HY. Hospitalizations for Alcohol and Drug Overdoses in Young Adults Ages 18-24 in the United States, 1999-2008: Results from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2011 Sep;72(5):774-86. doi: 10.15288/jsad.2011.72.774.

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