UTHealth Expert List
Anne Dougherty, M.D.
- Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UTHealth Medical School
- Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology, UTHealth Medical School
- Co-Director, Advanced Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, UTHealth Medical School
- Vice President, Human Research Protection Programs, UTHealth
Anne Dougherty, M.D., is a cardiac electrophysiologist whose clinical interests include cardiac pacing, defibrillation and ablation of cardiac arrhythmias. Her research includes preventing early cardiac death with an automatic defibrillator vest and cardiovascular effects of cocaine.
Scott Lane, Ph.D.
- Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, UTHealth Medical School
- Laboratory Director for the Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addictions (CNRA), UTHealth Medical School
- Principal Investigator for the Substance Abuse Medication Development Research Center
Scott Lane, Ph.D., specializes in substance use disorders, antisocial personality disorders, psychopharmacology, aggression, decision making, impulsivity and working memory.
Cheryl Perry, Ph.D.
- Regional Dean, The University of Texas School of Public Health Austin Regional Campus, UTHealth
- Professor, Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, The University of Texas School of Public Health Austin Regional Campus, UTHealth
Perry's research interests include the developing, implementing and evaluating health promotion programs for children and adolescents. In particular, smoking and alcohol use prevention, healthy eating and physical activity; school-based, peer, family, and community programs. Dr. Perry was one of the lead investigators of the original CATCH main trial and can discuss the development of successful childhood obesity prevention programs. Perry served as the senior scientific editor and lead author of the report of the Surgeon General’s 2012 Tobacco Report.
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Joy Schmitz, Ph.D.
- Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, UTHealth Medical School
- Co-Director, Multidisciplinary Outpatient Intensive Treatment (MOTIVATE)
Joy Schmitz, Ph.D., specializes in the treatment of substance use disorders using behavior therapy and pharmacotherapy. Her clinical research includes treatments for cocaine and major depression; smoking cessation; bipolar disorder and substance abuse; and alcohol abuse.
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