Undergraduate & Graduate Training Opportunities

The UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (UAB) Department of Psychiatry has training opportunities open to undergraduate and graduate students in Psychology.

We are looking for students who are interested in helping with substance abuse research with criminal justice involved clients. Ongoing projects include studies using combination pharmacotherapy and behavioral therapy for the treatment of opioid use disorders, tobacco treatment and other areas substance abuse. Other areas of research interest include HIV prevention and interventions. Students will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of conducting research including data entry and data management, as well as learning about consenting procedures and assessments of participants. Experiences can be designed to fulfill requirements for Honor's thesis or course credit. Opportunities are available for mentoring on publishing papers from existing data sets as well as grant writing.

Please contact Dr. Karen Cropsey; kcropsey@uab.edu for more information.