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Elizabeth Whitmore, PhD

Associate Professor


Contact Info:
Clinical/Research Interests:
Assoicate Professor for the Department of Psychiatry at UC School of Medicine, Division of Substance Dependence.
Education:

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA BS, 1988 
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA MA, 1990 
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA PhD, 1993

Whitmore, E. A. (1990). Review of Equal Partners: Successful Women in Marriage by D. Vannoy-Hiller and W. W. Philliber. Contemporary Psychology, 35, 1175.

Whitmore, E. A. (1991). Review of Communication, Marital Dispute and Divorce Mediation by W. Donohue. Contemporary Psychology, 37, 824-825.

Whitmore, E. A. (1995). Treating Adolescent Substance Abuse. Chinook Newsletter feature article, Colorado Juvenile Council.

Hopfer, C. J., Whitmore, E. A., Riggs, P. D., Swafford, W. B., & Crowley, T. J. (2000). Diagnosis and management of substance use disorders in young adulthood. Primary Care Case Reviews, 3, 172-181.

Whitmore, E. A. & Riggs, P. D. (2001). Addiction and how it works: The use of bupropion in patients with substance use disorders and related conditions. Professional Opinion Newsletter, Cambridge, UK: Bridgett Publications.

Current:

NIMH, R01MH068813, “Differential Response to Evidence Based Treatment” (PI: Phillippe Cunningham, Ph.D.), Co-investigator (local site PI): Elizabeth Whitmore, Ph.D., 30% time. Current year direct costs = $381,805. Period: 5/31/05-3/31/10.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)/Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT). “Synergy Assertive Continuing Care: Using ACC/ACRA as an Aftercare Model” (PI: Elizabeth Whitmore, Ph.D., 30% time), First year direct costs = $295,244. Period: 9/30/07-9/30/10.

Previous:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)/Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT).  “Multisystemic Therapy as a Residential Aftercare Model” (PI: Elizabeth Whitmore, Ph.D.), First year direct costs = $400,620. Period: 10/1/02-9/30/05.   

NIDA, DA09842-08, “Method to Extend Research in Time Award (MERIT): Substance Use and Conduct Disorder:  Motility, Neuropsych", (PI: Thomas Crowley, M.D.), Co-investigator, 10% time. Current year direct costs = $391,293.  Period:  9/1/1995 – 6/30/2005.  

NIDA, DA13176-03, “Substance Dependent Teens:  Impact of Treating Depression,” (PI: Paula Riggs, M.D.), Co-investigator, 10% time.  Current year direct costs = $443,496.  Period: 9/30/00-7/31/05.  

NIDA, DA 11015-05, “Antisocial Drug Dependence:  Genetics and Treatment,” (PI:  Thomas Crowley, M.D.),  Component VI “Pilot Projects”, (PI: Elizabeth Whitmore, Ph.D.) 10% time.  Current year direct costs for entire grant = $1,170,542.  Period 8/1/1997-6/30/2003 (2002-2003 is a no-cost extension year).  

NIDA, DA06941-05, “Drug-Abusing, Conduct-Disordered Youth: Treatment” (PI: Thomas Crowley, M.D.), Psychologist, 100% time.  First year direct costs = $1,184,717.  Period: 09/30/1990-4/30/1996.   

University of Colorado Cancer Center Seed Grant, “Nicotine Patch Therapy with Adolescent Substance Users,” (PI:  Elizabeth Whitmore, Ph.D.), Direct costs = $19,998. Period 6/2000 - 5/2001.  

NIDA, DA 11015-05, “Antisocial Drug Dependence:  Genetics and Treatment,” (PI:  Thomas Crowley, M.D.), Co-investigator, 10% time, Comp V  “Phenotyping and Treating Antisocial Drug Dependence/Nicotine Patch Therapy with Adolescent Substance Users”.  Final year direct costs for entire grant = $1,170,542. Final year direct cost for Comp V was $85,962.  Period:  8/1/1997-6/30/2002.    

Drug Control and System Improvement Project (DSCIP) grant, 97-DB-13-78-4, “Developing Competent Families,” (PI: Elizabeth Whitmore, Ph.D.), 5% time. Final year direct costs = $220,537. Period: 7/1/1998-6/30/2002.