The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Initial Review Group (IRG) reviews grant and cooperative agreement applications and contract proposals for research projects and for research and training activities in areas of clinical, treatment, and health services research, and in the areas of biochemistry, physiology, and medicine. NIAAA review committee meetings are closed in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S. Code, as amended.

The NIAAA IRG currently includes the following subcommittees:

Schedule of Scientific Review Group Meetings

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM INITIAL REVIEW GROUP BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE (AA-1)

The Biomedical Research Subcommittee reviews applications that focus on the etiology and consequences of alcohol abuse and alcoholism relating to basic biomedical research, excluding neuroscience research. Specific research areas include the effects of alcohol on membranes, intermediary metabolism, bioenergetics, gene expression, enzyme activity, endocrinology, genetics, interactions between alcohol and the immune system, and organ (except brain) function and pathology. Assignments to this Subcommittee also include applications that deal with studies of the relationship between alcohol and other addictive agents involving all organs, except neuroscience-related research.

ROSTER

CHAIRPERSON
LANG, CHARLES H., PH.D.                     2019
DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR OF CELLULAR AND
MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY, AND SURGERY
DEPARTMENT OF CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR
PHYSIOLOGY
ASSOCIATE DEAN GRADUATE STUDIES
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
HERSHEY, PA 17033

MEMBERS

BROWN, LOU ANN S., PH.D.                     2019
GODDARD NEONATOLOGY SCHOLAR & PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS
EMORY UNIVERSITY
ATLANTA, GA 30322

CALLACI, JOHN J., PH.D.                        2019
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY & REHABILATION
STRITCH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO
MAYWOOD.IL 60153

CHANG, SULIE L., PH.D.                          2019
DIRECTOR AND PROFESSOR
INSTITUTE OF NEUROIMUNNE PHARMACOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND NEUROSCIENCE
SETON HALL UNIVERSITY
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ 07079

HADDAD, GEORGES E., PH.D.               2018
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOPHYSICS
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
HOWARD UNIVERSITY
WASHINGTON, DC 20059

IWAKIRI, YASUKO, PH.D.                        2020
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE
DIGESTIVE DISEASES SECTION
DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
YALE UNIVERSITY
NEW HAVEN, CT 06520

MOLINA, PATRICIA E., PHD, MD            2021
RICHARD ASHMAN PH.D. PROFESSOR
HEAD, DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGY
DIRECTOR, ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE CENTER OF EXECELLENCE
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70112

SALUJA, ASHOK K., PH.D.                      2020
SENIOR ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT
INAUGURAL DIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTE FOR PANCREATIC
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF THE SILVESTER CANCER CENTER
PROFESSOR AND VICE CHAIR OF DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
MIAMI, FL 33101

SCHNABL, BERND G., M.D.                    2019
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DIVISION OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
LA JOLLA.CA 92093

SHAH, YATRIK M., PH.D.                         2018
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF MOLECULAR & INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
ANN ARBOR, Ml 48109

SUN, ZHAOLI, M.D., PH.D.                       2018
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
BALTIMORE, MD 21205

TUMA, PAMELA L., PHD                          2021
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY
THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA
WASHINGTON, DC 20064

WANG, LI, PH.D.                                       2020
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGY AND NEUROBIOLOGY
THE INSTITUTE FOR SYSTEMS GENOMICS
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT
STORRS, CT 06269

YIN, XIAO-MING, M.D., PH.D.                   2020
LOUIS Y. MAZZINI PROFESSOR OF PATHOLOGY
CHAIR FOR CLINICAL PATHOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE
INDIANA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46202

YOU, MIN, PH.D.                                       2019
PROFESSOR AND CHAIR
DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR RESEARCH
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
NORTHEAST OHIO MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (NEOMED)
ROOTSTOWN, OH 44272

  

SCIENTIFIC REVIEW OFFICER
MARMILLOT, PHILIPPE, PH.D.
SCIENTIFIC REVIEW OFFICER
EXTRAMURAL PROJECT REVIEW BRANCH
NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
Bethesda MD 20892

 

Updated: September 2017

EPIDEMIOLOGY, PREVENTION AND BEHAVIOR RESEARCH REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM INITIAL REVIEW GROUP NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM (AA-2) 

The Epidemiology, Prevention and Behavior Research Subcommittee reviews applications on alcohol-related epidemiologic studies, prevention and consequences of a wide range of behaviors.   In addition, this subcommittee reviews multidisciplinary perspectives and community factors in general or well-defined populations covering all age-ranges who are at risk for alcohol abuse.
 

ROSTER

CHAIRPERSON
ZEMORE, SARAH E., PH.D.                         2019
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
SENIOR SCIENTIST AND ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
ALCOHOL RESEARCH CENTER
EMERYVILLE, CA 94608

MEMBERS

ALLEN, JAMES R., PHD                               2021
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF BIOBEHAVIORAL HEALTH &
POPULATION SCIENCES
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA MEDICAL SCHOOL, DULUTH
DULUTH , MN 55812

BORSARI, BRIAN ERNEST, PH.D.              2019
HEALTH BEHAVIOR CONCULTANT
CLINICIAN / RESEARCHER
SAN FRANCISCO VETERANS AFFAIRS HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94121

CAPALDI, DEBORAH M., PH.D.                   2018
SENIOR SCIENTIST
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
OREGON SOCIAL LEARNING CENTER
EUGENE, OR 97405

FELL, JAMES C.                                            2018
SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, JUSTICE, AND SOCIETY
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER AT THE
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
BETHESDA, MD 20814

FURR-HOLDEN, C. DEBRA, PH.D.              2020
C.S. MOTT ENDOWED PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND BIOSTATISTICS
COLLEGE OF HUMAN MEDICINE
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
FLINT, Ml 48502

 GIZER, IAN ROBERT, PHD                          2021
 ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
 DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES
 UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, COLUMBIA
 COLUMBIA, MO 65211

 MCGUE, MATTHEW K., PH.D.                     2020
 PROFESSOR
 DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
 MEMBER, INSTITUTE OF HUMAN GENETICS
 UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
 MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55455

NEIGHBORS, CLAYTON, PH.D.                   2019
PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
HOUSTON, TX 77204

READ, JENNIFER P., PH.D.                         2019
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO
THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
BUFFALO, NY 14260

 

SCIENTIFIC REVIEW OFFICER
GHAMBARYAN, ANNA, M.D., PH.D.
SCIENTIFIC REVIEW OFFICER
EXTRAMURAL PROJECT REVIEW BRANCH
OFFICE OF EXTRAMURAL ACTIVITIES
NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
ROCKVILLE, MD 20852

 

Updated: September 2017 


NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM INITIAL REVIEW GROUP CLINICAL, TREATMENT AND HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE (AA-3)

The Clinical, Treatment and Health Services Research Review Subcommittee reviews research grant applications that focus on the process, outcome, evaluation and clinical assessment of treatment for alcoholism, alcohol abuse and alcohol-related disorders. The subcommittee specifically reviews research on the clinical and behavioral aspects of pharmacological issues, early and brief interventions, consumption measurements, methodology and experimental designs, clinical populations, diagnostic procedures, therapy assessments, primary care, co-morbidity, behavioral and molecular genetics, and cognitive and neurological issues.   Assignments to this Subcommittee also include grant applications, which examine the effectiveness of treatment as they are implemented in everyday practice settings, and investigate how organizational and financial factors affect accessibility, utilization, quality, costs, and outcomes of alcohol services.
 

ROSTER

CHAIRPERSON
VOCCI, FRANK J JR, PHD (06/30/2018)
PRESIDENT
FRIENDS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, INC.
BALTIMORE, MD 21204
 
 
ARIAS, ALBERT JOSEPH, M.D. (06/30/2021)
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY
YALE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
PSYCHIATRIST
VA CONNECTICUT HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
WEST HAVEN, CT 06516
 
 
BRADLEY, KATHARINE ANTHONY, MD, MPH (06/30/2019)
SENIOR INVESTIGATOR
GROUP HEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTE
SEATTLE, WA 98101
 
 
CHOI, DOO-SUP, PHD (06/30/2020)
PROFESSOR OF PHARMACOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY
DEPARTMENT OF MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY
AND EXPERIMENTAL THERAPEUTICS
MAYO CLINIC COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
ROCHESTER, MN 55905
 
 
CUNNINGHAM, REBECCA M., M.D. (06/30/2021)
ASSOCIATE CHAIR FOR RESEARCH AND PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
ANN ARBOR, MI 48109
 
 
CLIFFORD, PATRICK R, PHD (06/30/2019)
PROFESSOR AND ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR RESEARCH
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
DIVISION OF HEALTH EDUCATION AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE
RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ 08901
 
 
FELDSTEIN EWING, SARAH W, PHD (06/30/2018)
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENTS OF CHILD & ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY
OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY
PORTLAND, OR 97201
 
 
FLEMING, MICHAEL F, MD (06/30/2018)
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
CHICAGO, IL 60611
 
 
KING, KEVIN MICHAEL, PHD (06/30/2020)
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
SEATTLE, WA 98195
 
 
MIRANDA, ROBERT JR, PHD (06/30/2020)
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (RESEARCH)
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY & HUMAN BEHAVIOR
CENTER FOR ALCOHOL & ADDICTION STUDIES
BROWN UNIVERSITY
PROVIDENCE, RI 02906
 
 
MURPHY, JAMES G, PHD (06/30/2020)
PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL TRAINING
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS
MEMPHIS, TN 38152
 
 
RAY, LARA, PHD (06/30/2019)
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
BRAIN RESEARCH INSTITUTE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
LOS ANGELES,  CA 90095
 
 
SIMPSON, TRACY L., PHD (06/30/2018)
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
SEATTLE,  WA  98108
 
 
ZWEBEN, ALLEN, PHD (06/30/2019)
SENIOR PROFESSOR AND ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR
 ACADEMIC AFFAIRS AND RESEARCH
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
NEW YORK, NY 10027
 
 
 
SCIENTIFIC REVIEW OFFICER
SRINIVAS, RANGA V., PHD
CHIEF, SCIENTIFIC REVIEW OFFICER
EXTRAMURAL PROJECT REVIEW BRANCH
NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
ROCKVILLE, MD 20855
  
 

Updated: December 2017

 


NEUROSCIENCE REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM INITIAL REVIEW GROUP NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM (AA-4)

The Neuroscience Research Review Subcommittee reviews applications on all aspects of alcohol-related neuroscience studies, including neurotransmission, transmitter receptors, endocrinology, anatomy, physiology and genetics.  The Subcommittee also reviews investigations of behavioral factors, such as non-metabolic tolerance, dependence, drinking behavior, cognitive and memory processes, and biological-behavioral linkages.  Assignments to this Subcommittee also include studies of the relationship between alcohol and other addictive agents.

 

ROSTER

CHAIRPERSON
RICHARDS, TAMARA J., PH.D.            2018
PROFESSOR AND VICE CHAIR
DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE
OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY
PORTLAND, OR 97239

MEMBERS

HAMILTON, DEREK A, PH.D.               2020
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87131

HASHIMOTO-TORII, KAZUE, PH.D.     2020
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
CHILDREN'S NATIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
WASHINGTON, DC 20010

JONES, SARA RAULERSON, PHD      2021
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27157

MORALES, MARISELA, PHD               2021
SENIOR INVESTIGATOR & BRANCH CHIEF
INTEGRATIVE NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH BRANCH
BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH CENTER
NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
BALTIMORE, MD 21224

NIXON, SARA JO, PH.D.                      2020
CO-VICE CHAIR FOR RESEARCH
PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610

OLIVE, M. FOSTER, PH.D.                   2018
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
TEMPE, AZ 85287

PANDEY, SUBHASH C, PH.D.              2019
DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR ALCOHOL RESEARCH
 IN EPIGENETICS
PROFESSOR OF BIOCHEMISTRY IN PSYCHIATRY
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY
PROFESSOR OF ANATOMY AND CELL BIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
CHICAGO, IL 60612

RICHARDSON, HEATHER N., PH.D.   2020
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES
CENTER FOR NEUROENDOCRINE STUDIES
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, AMHERST
AMHERST, MA 01003

SABINO, VALENTINA, PHD                  2021
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
CO-DIRECTOR, LABORATORY OF ADDICTIVE DISORDERS
DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY AND
EXPERIMENTAL THERAPUETICS
BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
BOSTON, MA 02118

SCHULTE, TILMAN, PH.D.                   2019
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
FUNCTIONAL IMAGING
CENTER FOR HEALTH SCIENCES
SRI INTERNATIONAL
MENLO PARK, CA 94025

THIELE, TODD E., PH.D.                      2019
PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR OF THE BEHAVIORAL
 NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
CURRICULUM IN NEUROBIOLOGY, NEUROSCIENCE CENTER
BOWLES CENTER FOR ALCOHOL STUDIES
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL
CHAPEL HILL, NC 27599

WINDER, DANNY G, PH.D.                  2018
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
NASHVILLE, TN 37232

WOODWARD, JOHN J., PH.D.             2019
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY
MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
CHARLESTON, SC 29425

WOZNIAK, JEFFREY ROBERT, PH.D. 2019
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55455

ZHOU, FENG C., PH.D.                        2018
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY & CELL BIOLOGY
STARK NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
INDIANA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46202

 

SCIENTIFIC REVIEW OFFICER
BUZAS, BEATA, PH.D.
SCIENTIFIC REVIEW OFFICER
NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
ROCKVILLE, MD 20852

 

Updated: September 2017