Speaker Introduction: Dr. Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin

Dr. Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and the SuchitraVice-Chair of the Human Investigations Committee at the Yale University School of Medicine. Her research is focused on developing a bio-behavioral understanding of substance use behaviors in adult and adolescent substance users, with the goal of developing optimal prevention and cessation interventions. In the area of adolescent tobacco use, she has conducted qualitative research including focus groups and surveys to understand patterns and perceptions of use of tobacco products, clinical trials to develop and test the use of novel behavioral and pharmacological cessation and prevention interventions, and experimental evaluations of behavioral and neural predictors of use and cessation behaviors.

Dr. Krishnan-Sarin will be presenting in the 8th Annual InWomen’s Conference on Friday June 12,2015 at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. The title of her talk is: Exploring Gender Differences in E-cigarette Use Behaviors and Perceptions Among Adolescents.

Listed below are key readings that are recommended as background reading in preparation for hearing this talk.

Camenga, D. R., Kong, G., Cavallo, D. A., Liss, A., Hyland, A., Delmerico, J, & Krishnan-Sarin, S. (2014). Alternate tobacco product and drug use among adolescents who use electronic cigarettes, cigarettes only, and never smokers. Journal of Adolescent Health, 55(4), 588-591.

Camenga, D. R., Delmerico, J., Kong, G., Cavallo, D., Hyland, A., Cummings, K. M., & Krishnan-Sarin, S. (2014). Trends in use of electronic nicotine delivery systems by adolescents. Addictive behaviors, 39(1), 338-340.

You can see the entire conference agenda here.

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