Michele Pergadia, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine
risk factors & disease risk, addiction, tobacco use, epidemiology, ethics, medical ethics & research ethics, genetics, mental & behavioral health, dissemination & implementation research, translational research

Dr. Pergadia’s research focuses on factors associated with the use of tobacco products, particularly nicotine withdrawal and related conditions such as major depression. She integrates various methods and disciplines to improve the understanding of smoking behavior, including epidemiology, genetics, human laboratory, and animal models.