Our Presentations

The following is a bibliography of NRLC presentations and dissemination of research findings at professional and scientific meetings.

2018 Presentations

Title: Self-reported severity of alcohol problems among adults recently arrested for driving while intoxicated offenses
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 28th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Austin, TX.

Title: Social support in motivating DWI offenders to reduce alcohol use
Presenter: Tae Joon Moon, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 28th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Austin, TX.

Title: ADHD symptoms and intrafamilial relationship quality
Presenter: Marissa Mendoza, M.S.
Conference: Poster presented at the 28th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Austin, TX.

Title: Screening and brief intervention for alcohol impaired drivers: Developing expectations on rates of harmful drinking and intensity of intervention
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 41st annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA.

Title: Drinking motives, social support, and driving while intoxicated
Presenter: Tae Joon Moon, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 9th annual IIMS/CTSA Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day, San Antonio, TX.

Title: Drinking motives, social support, and driving while intoxicated (DWI)
Presenter: Tae Joon Moon, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 6th annual UT Health San Antonio Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX.

Title: The impacts of social support on motivation to change alcohol consumption among DWI offenders: Examination of three models of social support
Presenter: Tae Joon Moon, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 10th annual meeting of the Behavior, Biology, and Chemistry: Translational Research in Addiction, San Antonio, TX.

Title: The Texas SBIRT program for alcohol impaired drivers: Developing expectations about intervention intensity demands
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 6th annual UT Health San Antonio Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX.

Title: Texas SBIRT program for alcohol impaired drivers: Developing expectations about intervention intensity demands
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 9th annual IIMS/CTSA Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day, San Antonio, TX.

Title: Planning for the Texas SBIRT program for alcohol impaired drivers: Developing expectations about intervention intensity demands
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the annual Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities, San Antonio, TX.

Title: Stressful life-events & subsequent depressive symptoms in adolescents
Presenter: Jessica Harrison, M.S.
Conference: Poster presented at the 9th annual IIMS/CTSA Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day, San Antonio, TX.

Title: Stressful life events and subsequent depressive symptoms in adolescents
Presenter: Jessica Harrison, M.S.
Conference: Poster presented at the 6th annual UT Health San Antonio Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX.

Title: ADHD-inattentive symptoms are related to decreased intrafamilial relationship quality after controlling for family history of substance use disorder
Presenter: Sabrina M. Blackledge, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 10th annual meeting of the Behavior, Biology, and Chemistry: Translational Research in Addiction, San Antonio, TX.

Title: Contrasting Three Models of Social Support in Motivating Reductions in Drinking among DWI Offenders
Presenter: Tae Joon Moon, Ph.D.
Conference: Symposia conducted at the 41st annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA.

Title: Alcohol Impaired Drivers Characteristics and Interventions
Presenter: Tara E. Wright, Ph.D.
Conference: Symposia conducted at the 41st annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA

Title: Chair, Alcohol Impaired Drivers Characteristics and Interventions
Presenter: Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D.
Conference: Symposia conducted at the 41st annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA.

Title: Adapting alcohol monitoring procedures from evidentiary to treatment applications
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: Symposia conducted at the 41st annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA.

2017 Presentations

Title: Consequences of adolescent substance use on the development of impulsivity
Presenter: Sabrina M. Blackledge, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 9th annual IIMS/CTSA Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day, San Antonio, TX.

Title: A partnership between community and academia for reducing excessive alcohol consumption
Presenter: Tae Joon Moon, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 2017 Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science community engagement symposium, San Antonio, TX.

Title: Community and academic partnership for reducing recidivism of alcohol impaired driving
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 2017 Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science community engagement symposium, San Antonio, TX.

Title: Consequences of adolescent substance use on the development of impulse control
Presenter: Sabrina M. Blackledge, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 2017 Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science community engagement symposium, San Antonio, TX.

Title: Perception of quantity of alcohol consumed among adults with driving while intoxicated arrests
Presenter: Javier Torres
Conference: Poster presented at the 5th annual UT Health San Antonio Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX.

Title: Quality of life following alcohol treatment in adults arrested for driving while intoxicated
Presenter: Thalia Rodriguez, M.S.
Conference: Poster presented at the 5th annual UT Health San Antonio Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX.

Title: Readiness and confidence to change alcohol use among adults arrested for driving while intoxicated
Presenter: Sanjuana Rodriguez, MPH
Conference: Poster presented at the 5th annual UT Health San Antonio Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX.

Title: Translational program for reducing alcohol misuse
Presenter: Tare E. Wright, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 8th annual Institute for Integration of Medicine & Science (IIMS) Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day, San Antonio, TX.

Title: Reciprocal translation of transdermal alcohol interventions: A partnership between criminal justice and behavioral health
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: Symposia conducted at the 27th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Edinburg, TX.

2016 Presentations

Title: Predicting substance use patterns in at-risk adolescents.  SEPA Early Career Research Award Finalists
Presenter: Nora E. Charles, Ph.D.
Conference: Symposia conducted at the 62nd annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA

Title: Patterns of alcohol use and criminal risk characteristics among DWI defendants: Implications for criminal risk assessments and supervision
Presenter: Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D.
Conference: 39th annual meeting of the Research Society on New Orleans, LA

Title: Treatment response profiles of at-risk drinkers during a 12-week contingency management intervention
Presenter: Jillian Mullen, Ph.D.
Conference: 8th annual meeting of the Behavior, Biology, and Chemistry: Translational Research in Addiction, San Antonio, TX

Title: Examination of phosphatidylethanol in light vs. heavy drinkers before and after 0.4 and 0.8 g/kg ethanol consumption
Presenter: Tara E. Karns-Wright, Ph.D.
Conference: 8th annual meeting of the Behavior, Biology, and Chemistry: Translational Research in Addiction, San Antonio, TX

Title: Characterization of the pharmacokinetics of Peth 16:0/18:1 and 16:0/18:2 in human blood after alcohol consumption in a clinical lab study
Presenter: Martin A. Javors, Ph.D.
Conference: 26th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Dallas, TX

Title: Preadolescent impulse control and sensation-seeking predicts substance use initiation In adolescence: A Dual Systems perspective
Presenter: Brittany D. Linde, Ph.D.
Conference: 26th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Dallas, TX

Title: Alcohol use and criminogenic characteristics of DWI defendants enrolling in a screening brief intervention and referral to treatment program
Presenter: Jillian Mullen, Ph.D.
Conference: 26th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Dallas, TX

Title: Correspondence between transdermal alcohol concentrations and self-reported drinking
Presenter: Tara E. Karns-Wright, Ph.D.
Conference: 26th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Dallas, TX

Title: Correspondence between transdermal alcohol concentrations and self-reported drinking
Presenter: Tara E. Karns-Wright, Ph.D.
Conference: 26th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Dallas, TX

2015 Presentations

Title: Impulsivity as a transdiagnostic behavioral mechanism in high-risk youth
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: Invited address, Laboratório de Investigações Neuropsicológicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

Title: Transdiagnostic approaches to studying developmental psychopathology among high-risk youth
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: Invited address, D'Or Institute for Research and Education (IDOR), Rio de Janeiro, MG, Brazil

Title: Behavioral and brain development of impulsivity and youth substance use
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: Symposia conducted at the Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

Title: Alcohol treatment initiation and criminal justice violations for DWI offenders receiving SBIRT soon after arrest.
Presenter: Jillian Mullen, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 3rd annual San Antonio Postdoctoral Research Forum, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX.

Title: SBIRT for driving while intoxicated offenders: Preliminary outcomes
Presenter: Stacy R. Ryan, Ph.D.
Conference: American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON

Title: Implementing screening brief intervention and referral to treatment for drunk drivers into the criminal justice system: 6-month outcomes
Presenter: Jillian Mullen, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 3rd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Impulsive and attentional performance after methylphenidate in Comorbid ADHD/CD
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 3rd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Kinetic characteristics of the platelet serotonin transporter of healthy adolescents
Presenter: Lauren Kraut
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 3rd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Sex-related differences in the time lag in transdermal alcohol and breath alcohol concentrations
Presenter: Tara E. Karns, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 3rd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Reward impulsivity and rapid progression of puberty in boys at increased risk for substance use problems
Presenter: David Hernandez
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 3rd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Exposure to stressors during adolescence differs as a function of family histories of substance use disorders and early-onset substance use
Presenter: Nora E. Charles, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 3rd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Electronic screening brief intervention and referral to treatment program for drunk drivers: A feasibility assessment
Presenter: Luisana Campos
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 3rd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Family environment as a mediator of relations between familial risk and impulsivity
Presenter: Stacy R. Ryan, Ph.D.
Conference: 77th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Phoenix, AZ

Title: Greater exposure to stressors during preadolescence predicts early adolescent substance use
Presenter: Nora E. Charles, Ph.D.
Conference: 77th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Phoenix, AZ

Title: Substance using adolescents experience greater exposure to stressors during early to mid-adolescence
Presenter: Stacy R. Ryan, Ph.D.
Conference: 38th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Using transdermal alcohol monitoring to detect low level drinking
Presenter: John D. Roache, Ph.D.
Conference: 38th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Short-term outcomes of screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment for driving while intoxicated offenders
Presenter: Jillian Mullen, Ph.D.
Conference: 38th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Altered developmental trajectories for impulsiveness and sensation seeking among substance using adolescents
Presenter: Susan McCorstin
Conference: 38th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Early substance use initiation and aggression among youth from families with substance use disorder
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: 38th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Sex-related differences in time lag between transdermal alcohol and breath alcohol concentrations
Presenter: Tara E. Karns, Ph.D.
Conference: 38th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Human lab study to characterize the relationship of the biomarker phosphatidylethanol and ethanol intake
Presenter: Martin A. Javors, Ph.D.
Conference: 38th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Clinical lab study to characterize phosphatidylethanol as a biomarker of ethanol consumption
Presenter: Martin A. Javors, Ph.D.
Conference: 38th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Transdermal and breath alcohol concentration reading in light and heavy drinkers after bolus doses of alcohol based on body weight
Presenter: Nathalie Hill-Kaptruczak, Ph.D.
Conference: 38th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Reward impulsivity and rapid progression of puberty in boys at increased risk for substance use problems
Presenter: David Hernandez
Conference: 38th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Translational application of transdermal alcohol monitoring
Presenter: Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D.
Conference: 38th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Exposure to stressors during adolescence differs as a function of family histories of substance use disorders and early-onset substance use
Presenter: Nora E. Charles, Ph.D.
Conference: 38th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Contingency management reduces at-risk drinking among heavy drinking during treatment and 3 months of follow-up
Presenter: Sharon Cates
Conference: 38th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Feasibility of a computer-assisted screening brief intervention and referral to treatment program for driving while intoxicated offenders
Presenter: Luisana Campos
Conference: 38th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Prevalence of youth substance use and treatment needs in Bexar County, TX
Presenter: Emily Rennert
Conference: 25th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Bryan, TX

Title: Screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment for driving while intoxicated offenders: Impact on treatment initiation and alcohol related pre-trial outcomes
Presenter: Jillian Mullen, Ph.D.
Conference: 25th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Bryan, TX

Title: Differences in time to peak in transdermal vs. breath alcohol concentrations: Sex- and dose-related effects
Presenter: Tara E. Karns, Ph.D.
Conference: 25th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Bryan, TX

Title: Are we ready to combine phosphatidylethanol (PEth) with other biomarkers for alcohol consumption for use in general medical practice?
Presenter: Marty Javors, Ph.D.
Conference: 25th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Bryan, TX

Title: At-risk drinking among heavy drinkers reduced during contingency management treatment and 3 months follow-up
Presenter: Sharon Cates
Conference: 25th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Bryan, TX

Title: Computer-assisted screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment: Identifying driving while intoxicated offenders in need of alcohol treatment
Presenter: Luisana Campos
Conference: 25th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Bryan, TX

2014 Presentations

Title: Predictors of initiation and age of onset of substance-use among at-risk adolescents
Presenter: Tiffany Duffing
Conference: Fielding Graduate University's Clinical and Media Psychology Winter Poster Session

Title: Phosphatidylethanol (Peth) and other ethanol consumption
Presenter: Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak, Ph.D.
Conference: Addictions Seminar, UTHSCSA 2014, San Antonio, TX

Title: Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment for Driving While Intoxicated Offenders: Preliminary Outcomes
Presenter: Jillian Mullen, Ph.D.
Conference: 2nd Annual Postdoctoral Research Forum UTHSCSA 2014, San Antonio, TX

Title: Phosphatidylethanol as a marker for alcohol consumption
Presenter: Sarah L. Lake, Ph.D.
Conference: 2nd Annual Postdoctoral Research Forum UTHSCSA 2014, San Antonio, TX

Title: Continuous transdermal alcohol monitoring to determine effectiveness of contingency management for reducing alcohol intake
Presenter: Tara Karns, Ph.D.
Conference: 2nd Annual Postdoctoral Research Forum UTHSCSA 2014, San Antonio, TX

Title: Prevalence of youth substance use and treatment needs in Bexar County
Presenter: Carly K. Friedman, Ph.D.
Conference: 2nd Annual Postdoctoral Research Forum UTHSCSA 2014, San Antonio, TX

Title: Transdermal alcohol observations of community binge alcohol use in non-treatment samples
Presenter: John Roache, Ph.D.
Conference: 37th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Belleveu, WA

Title: Utilizing transdermal alcohol monitoring to accurately estimate breath alcohol and standard units consumed using an ad lib drinking paradigm
Presenter: Sarah L. Lake, Ph.D.
Conference: 37th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Belleveu, WA

Title: Continuous transdermal alcohol monitoring to determine effectiveness of contingency management for reducing alcohol intake
Presenter: Tara E. Karns, Ph.D.
Conference: 37th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Belleveu, WA

Title: Comparison of dried blood spot versus thawed blood samples for validation of a phosphatidylethanol bioanalytical assay using HPLC/MS/MS
Presenter: Martin Javors, Ph.D.
Conference: 37th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Belleveu, WA

Title: At-risk preadolescents who initiate early adolescent substance use have increased attentional impulsivity but no differences in sensation seeking
Presenter: David Hernandez
Conference: 37th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Belleveu, WA

Title: Characterizing alcohol use of binge drinkers before and after contingency management treatment using transdermal alcohol monitoring
Presenter: Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D.
Conference: 37th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Belleveu, WA

Title: Impairments in white matter integrity in adolescents and young adults with a family history of alcohol and other drug use disorders
Presenter: Ashley Acheson, Ph.D.
Conference: 37th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Belleveu, WA

Title: Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment for driving while intoxicated offenders: Preliminary outcomes
Presenter: Jillian Mullen, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Postdoctoral Forum 2014, San Antonio, TX

Title: P300 amplitude reduction as a predictor of substance use initiation in the context of family history
Presenter: Tiffany Duffing
Conference: Maryland Psychological Association 2014, Columbia, MD

Title: Transdermal alcohol monitoring: From laboratory studies to clinical application in forensic settings
Presenter: Jillian Mullen, Ph.D.
Conference: Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day 2014, San Antonio, Texas

Title: Effects of a “priming” dose of alcohol on behavioral impulsivity and ad lib drinking using a taste test paradigm
Presenter: Sarah L. Lake, Ph.D.
Conference: Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day 2014, San Antonio, Texas

Title: Changes in self-reported impulsivity and sensation seeking from age 10 to 15 in youth with and without family histories of substance use disorders
Presenter: Susan McCorstin
Conference: 24th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Discrepancies between self-report and interview-generated scores on the alcohol use questionnaires among binge and non-binge drinkers
Presenter: Cameron Hunt
Conference: 24th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: The effects of sex and ethnicity on time to reach peak transdermal alcohol concentration and breath alcohol concentration
Presenter: Rachel Hubbard
Conference: 24th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: At-risk preadolescents who initiate early adolescent substance use have increased attentional impulsivity but no differences in sensation-seeking
Presenter: David Hernandez
Conference: 24th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Preadolescents with a family history of substance use disorders demonstrate increased consequence sensitivity impulsivity
Presenter: Allison Ford
Conference: 24th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Effectiveness of contingency management treatment of binge drinking utilizing secure continuous remote alcohol monitors (SCRAM)
Presenter: Sharon Cates
Conference: 24th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Developing a contingency management and behavioral skills-based intervention for adolescents with substance use disorders
Presenter: Stacy R. Ryan, Ph.D.
Conference: 24th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Characteristics and treatment needs of adults with alcohol-related driving offences
Presenter: Jillian Mullen, Ph.D.
Conference: 24th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Developing a multi-component motivational intervention to reduce drunk driving recidivism
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: 24th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Effect of consumption rate in estimating breath alcohol and standard units consumed using transdermal alcohol monitoring
Presenter: Sarah L. Lake, Ph.D.
Conference: 24th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Reducing excessive alcohol intake using transdermal alcohol monitoring in conjunction with contingency management
Presenter: Tara E. Karns, Ph.D.
Conference: 24th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Phosphatidylethanol (Peth) and other ethanol consumption markers
Presenter: Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak, Ph.D.
Conference: 24th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Greater exposure to stressors during preadolescence predicts early adolescent substance use
Presenter: Nora E. Charles, Ph.D.
Conference: 24th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Behavioral and neurobiological assessments of youth and adults at enhanced risk for alcohol and other drug use disorders
Presenter: Ashley Acheson, Ph.D.
Conference: 24th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Research at the Neurobehavioral Laboratory and Clinic
Presenter: Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D.
Conference: Research at the Neurobehavioral Laboratory and Clinic Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D. 24th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: The effects of alcohol consumption on response initiation impulsivity using a “priming” does of alcohol
Presenter: Krystal Shilling
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Multimodal assessment of the development of impulsivity in adolescents with and without family histories of substance use disorders
Presenter: James Newhouse
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Impaired frontostriatal white matter integrity in youths with family histories of substance use disorders
Presenter: Susan McCorstin
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Using transdermal alcohol monitors to estimate peak breath alcohol and total number of drinks consumed after a self-paced drinking paradigm
Presenter: Cameron Hunt
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Demographic influences on time to reach peak alcohol concentration and breath alcohol concentration
Presenter: Rachel Hubbard
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Preadolescents with a family history of substance use disorders demonstrate increased consequence sensitivity impulsivity
Presenter: Allison Ford
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Sex-related differences in breath alcohol and transdermal alcohol concentrations
Presenter: Sharon Cates
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Engaging adolescents and parents in substance abuse treatment
Presenter: Stacy R. Ryan, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Treatment needs of driving while intoxicated offenders: A multi-component treatment model
Presenter: Jillian Mullen, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Motivational Alcohol Treatment to Enhance Roadway Safety (MATTERS) program
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Phosphatidylethanol as a marker for alcohol consumption
Presenter: Sarah L. Lake, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: The effects of a family history of substance use disorders on different components of impulsivity in children
Presenter: Nora E. Charles, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Using objective transdermal alcohol concentration readings to estimate standard units of alcohol consumed
Presenter: Tara E. Karns, PH.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Greater exposure to stressors during preadolescence predicts early adolescent substance use
Presenter: Nora E. Charles, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Alcohol and substance abuse research
Presenter: Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Treatment needs of driving while intoxicated offenders: A multi-component treatment model
Presenter: Jillian Mullen, Ph.D.
Conference: Behavior, Biology, and Chemistry: Translational Research in Addiction 2014, San Antonio, TX

Title: Effects of a “priming” dose of alcohol on behavioral impulsivity and ad lib drinking using a taste test paradigm
Presenter: Sarah L. Lake, Ph.D.
Conference: Behavior, Biology, and Chemistry: Translational Research in Addiction 2014, San Antonio, TX

Title: A description of familial and environmental characteristics among children at risk for substance use
Presenter: Stacy R. Ryan, Ph.D.
Conference: American Psychological Association 2014, Washington, DC

Title: Readiness to change and response to alcohol treatments among low income adults with DWI’s
Presenter: Dominc Gomez
Conference: Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy Scholars Research Symposium and Graduation UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX

Title: Phosphatidylethanol (Peth) and other ethanol consumption markers
Presenter: Sergio Arambula
Conference: Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy Scholars Research Symposium and GraduationUTHSCSA 2014, San Antonio, TX

2013 Presentations

Title: Phosphatidylethanol: Biological marker for alcohol consumption
Presenter: Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Psychiatry Matters, San Antonio, TX

Title: The impact of Disruptive Behavior Disorder on substance use treatment outcome in adolescents
Presenter: Stacy R. Ryan, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Psychiatry Grand Rounds, San Antonio, TX

Title: Serotonin transporter function moderates the relationship between suicidal ideation and suicide attempts
Presenter: Yuri Galvao
Conference: Retreat for the Center for Biomedical Neuroscience, San Antonio, TX

Title: Predicting breath alcohol concentrations from transdermal alcohol concentration readings: Validation and improvement of a previously derived equation
Presenter: Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak, Ph.D.
Conference: 36th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Orlando, FL

Title: Children with family histories of alcohol use disorders show a difference in delay discounting and behavioral functioning
Presenter: David Hernandez
Conference: 36th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Orlando, FL

Title: Predicting standard alcohol units consumed using transdermal alcohol concentration readings
Presenter: Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D.
Conference: 36th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Orlando, FL

Title: Effectiveness of contingency management treatment of binge drinking utilizing secure continuous remote alcohol monitors (SCRAM)
Presenter: Sharon Cates
Conference: 36th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Orlando, FL

Title: Children with family histories of alcohol use disorders show increased behavioral problems
Presenter: Anran Xu
Conference: 23rd annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Austin, TX

Title: Children with family histories of alcohol use disorders show greater discounting of delayed rewards
Presenter: Marika Velagude
Conference: 23rd annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Austin, TX

Title: Drinking patterns of non college aged binge drinkers observed with transdermal alcohol monitoring
Presenter: Krystal Shilling
Conference: 23rd annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Austin, TX

Title: Comparing the accuracy of Alcohol Use Questionnaire and Timeline Followback self-report measures to identify binge drinkers using transdermal alcohol monitoring
Presenter: Cameron Hunt
Conference: 23rd annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Austin, TX

Title: Predicting breath alcohol concentrations from transdermal alcohol concentration readings: Validation and improvement of a previously derived equation
Presenter: Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak, Ph.D.
Conference: 23rd annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Austin, TX

Title: Reduced amplitude P3 and externalizing psychopathology in young adolescents at risk for developing substance use disorders
Presenter: Allison Ford
Conference: 23rd annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Austin, TX

Title: Drug use patterns among adolescent psychiatric inpatients who use alcohol
Presenter: Tiffany Duffing
Conference: 23rd annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Austin, TX

Title: Predicting standard alcohol units consumed using transdermal alcohol concentration readings
Presenter: Sharon Cates
Conference: 23rd annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Austin, TX

Title: Impaired frontostriatal white matter development in children with family histories of substance use disorders
Presenter: Ashley Acheson, Ph.D.
Conference: 23rd annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, Austin, TX

Title: Children with family histories of alcohol use disorders show increased behavioral problems
Presenter: Anran Xu
Conference: UTHSCSA Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Children with family histories of alcohol use disorders show greater discounting of delayed rewards
Presenter: Marika Velagude
Conference: UTHSCSA Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Drinking patterns of non-college-aged binge drinkers
Presenter: Krystal Shilling
Conference: UTHSCSA Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Suicide attempts and ideation after inpatient psychiatric care: The influence of impulsivity
Presenter: Arielle H. Sheftall, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Obesity and depression are associated with elevated levels of leptin and interleukin-8 in Mexican-American females
Presenter: Rene L. Olvera, M.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Comparing the accuracy of Alcohol Use Questionnaire and Timeline Followback Self-report measures to identify binge drinkers using Transdermal Alcohol Monitoring
Presenter: Cameron Hunt
Conference: UTHSCSA Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Children with family histories of alcohol use disorders show a difference in delay discounting and behavioral functioning
Presenter: David Hernandez
Conference: UTHSCSA Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Serotonin transporter function moderates the relationship between suicidal ideation and suicide attempts
Presenter: Yuri Galvao
Conference: UTHSCSA Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Reduced amplitude P3 and externalizing psychopathology in young adolescents at-risk for developing substance use disorders
Presenter: Allison Ford
Conference: UTHSCSA Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Exposure to stressful life events mediates the relation between family history of substance abuse and childhood adjustment
Presenter: Nora E. Charles, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Effectiveness of contingency management treatment of binge drinking utilizing Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitors (SCRAM)
Presenter: Sharon Cates
Conference: UTHSCSA Psychiatry Resident Research and Quality Improvement Day, San Antonio, TX

Title: Exposure to stressful life events mediates the relation between family history of substance abuse and childhood adjustment
Presenter: Nora E. Charles, Ph.D.
Conference: 75th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Diego, CA

Title: Impaired frontostriatal white matter development in children with family histories of substance use disorders
Presenter: Ashley Acheson, Ph.D.
Conference: 75th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Diego, CA

Title: The effects of a family history of substance use disorders on different components of impulsivity in children
Presenter: Nora E. Charles, Ph.D.
Conference: 5th annual meeting of the Behavior, Biology, and Chemistry, San Antonio, TX

Title: The impulsivity construct and its relationship to suicidal thoughts and behaviors
Presenter: Arielle H. Sheftall, Ph.D. presenter; Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D. moderator; Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D. discussant
Conference: 46th annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Austin, TX

Title: Measures of choice impulsivity: What is it from a clinical perspective
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: 9th annual meeting of the International Society for Research on Impulsivity, San Francisco, CA

Title: Children at-risk for developing substance use: Premorbid impulsivity and biological markers
Presenter: Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D.
Conference: NIAAA and NIDA Integrated Approaches Meeting - Building the Next Generation of Integrative Approaches for Understanding Comorbid Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Attention Disorders

2012 Presentations

Title: Platelet serotonin function and its relationship to adolescent suicidal ideation and histories of suicide attempts
Presenter: Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D.
Conference: 21st annual meeting of the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society, Kailua-Kona, HI

Title: Gender and ethnic differences in reported suicide attempt and self-harm in Hispanic and non-Hispanic adolescents
Presenter: Rene L. Olvera, M.D.
Conference: 59th annual meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA

Title: Differential performance across multiple measures of impulsivity among children with family histories of substance use disorders
Presenter: Ashley Acheson, Ph.D.
Conference: 74th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Palm Springs, CA

Title: Parental impulsivity is related to preadolescents’ stressful life events
Presenter: Nora Charles, Ph.D.
Conference: Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago, IL

Title: Comparing transdermal and breath alcohol concentration readings during periods of alcohol consumption from moderate to binge drinking
Presenter: Donald Dougherty, Ph.D.
Conference: 35th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA

Title: Effects of alcohol consumption on two components of impulsive behavior in binge and nonbinge drinkers
Presenter: Sharon Cates
Conference: 35th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA

Title: Children with family histories of alcohol and other drug use disorders show increased discounting of delayed rewards
Presenter: Ashley Acheson, Ph.D.
Conference: 35th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA

Title: Phosphatidylethanol levels in social and binge drinking adults before and after alcohol administration
Presenter: Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak, Ph.D.
Conference: Poster presented at the 35th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA

Title: Children with family histories of alcohol and other drug use disorders experience increased childhood adversity
Presenter: David Hernandez
Conference: 35th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA

Title: Hispanic children at risk for developing alcohol and drug use disorders have increased externalizing behaviors.
Presenter: Allison Ford
Conference: 35th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA

Title: Measurement considerations when using performance based measures of rapid response impulsivity
Presenter: Charles W. Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: 8th annual meeting of the International Society for Research on Impulsivity, Philadelphia, PA

Title: Parental impulsivity relates to preadolescents’ stressful life events
Presenter: Nora Charles, Ph.D.
Conference: Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago, IL

Title: The use of peripheral cells to study the serotonin transporter in clinical samples
Presenter: Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak, Ph.D.
Conference: 22nd annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, College Station, TX

Title: Parental impulsivity is related to preadolescents’ stressful life events
Presenter: Nora Charles, Ph.D.
Conference: 22nd annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, College Station, TX

Title: Adolescent substance use, stressful life events, and impulsivity
Presenter: Arielle Sheftall, Ph.D.
Conference: 22nd annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, College Station, TX

Title: Suicidal behavior and suicide risk among adolescent patients who use alcohol
Presenter: Paige Crum
Conference: 22nd annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, College Station, TX

Title: Children with a family history of alcohol and other drug use disorders show increased discounting of delayed monetary rewards
Presenter: Ashley Acheson, Ph.D.
Conference: 22nd annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism, College Station, TX

Title: Translating alcohol behavioral research from the lab to real-world settings
Presenter: Donald Dougherty, Ph.D.
Conference: UTHSCSA Psychiatry Matters

2011 Presentations

Title: Callous unemotional traits in untreated adolescent Conduct Disorder: Differences in inhibition and reward choice performance
Presenter: Charles Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: Joint meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Toronto, ON

Title: Effects of approach-avoidance training on a behavioral test of contamination-related symptoms
Presenter: Jennie Kuckertz
Conference: 45th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, ON

Title: Comparison of serotonin transporter function between human platelets and immortalized lymphoblastoid cells
Presenter: Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak, Ph.D.
Conference: 41st annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC

Title: Validating transdermal alcohol monitoring devices for use in alcohol treatment
Presenter: Drs. Dougherty, Hill-Kapturczak, and Richard
Conference: 34th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Atlanta, GA

Title: Increased discounting of delayed rewards in children at risk for developing future alcohol and other drug use disorders
Presenter: David Hernandez
Conference: 34th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Atlanta, GA

Title: Relationships between stress and impulsivity in children at risk for developing alcohol and other drug use disorders
Presenter: Amanda Paley
Conference: 34th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Atlanta, GA

Title: Greater discounting of delayed rewards in young adults with family histories of alcohol and drug use disorders
Presenter: Ashley Acheson, Ph.D.
Conference: 34th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Atlanta, GA

Title: Laboratory-controlled validation of transdermal alcohol concentration as a reliable method for accurately estimating alcohol consumption
Presenter: Dawn Richard, Ph.D.
Conference: 34th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Atlanta, GA

Title: Estimating alcohol consumption using transdermal alcohol monitoring: a viable alternative to self-report
Presenter: Dina Chivara, M.A.
Conference: 34th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Atlanta, GA

Title: Effectiveness of contingency management for reducing alcohol intake: use of continuous measurement of transdermal alcohol concentrations
Presenter: Kristen Ballesteros, Ph.D.
Conference: 34th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Atlanta, GA

Title: Increased discounting of delayed rewards in preadolescents at risk for developing future drug and alcohol use disorders
Presenter: Ashley Acheson, Ph.D.
Conference: 15th biennial meeting of the International Society for Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Chicago, IL

Title: Risk and resilience among girls who have attempted suicide
Presenter: Arielle Sheftall, Ph.D.
Conference: 15th biennial meeting of the International Society for Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Chicago, IL

Title: 5-HT, impulsivity and suicidal ideation among teenagers receiving inpatient psychiatric care
Presenter: Arielle Sheftall, Ph.D.
Conference: 9th annual retreat of the Center for Biomedical Neuroscience, San Antonio, TX

Title: SERT function in lymphoblastoid cell lines (cells that last)
Presenter: Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak, Ph.D.
Conference: 9th annual retreat of the Center for Biomedical Neuroscience, San Antonio, TX

Title: SERT capacity, efficiency, and uptake potential among adolescents who self-injure
Presenter: Charles Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: 9th annual retreat of the Center for Biomedical Neuroscience, San Antonio, TX

Title: Reasons for not attempting suicide: An inpatient adolescent perspective
Presenter: Arielle Sheftall, Ph.D.
Conference: 44th annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Portland, OR

Title: History of stressful events among adolescent suicide attempters
Presenter: Charles Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: 44th annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Portland, OR

Title: Functional activation and connectivity differences in adolescent marijuana users experiencing rewards and loses
Presenter: Ashley Acheson, Ph.D.
Conference: Clinical and Translational Research and Education Meeting, Washington, DC

Title: Serotonin uptake in human platelets and lymphoblastoid cells
Presenter: Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak, Ph.D.
Conference: Annual Behavior, Biology, and Chemistry: Translational Research in Addiction meeting, at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX

Title: Characterization of serotonin transporter function in immortalized human lymphoblastoid cell lines
Presenter: Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak, Ph.D.
Conference: Experimental Biology, Washington, D.C.

Title: Impulsivity and platelet serotonin function among adolescent psychiatric inpatients with suicidal ideation
Presenter: Arielle Sheftall, Ph.D.
Conference: 66th annual meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA

Title: Effects of acute tryptophan depletion on three types of behavioral impulsivity and relationship to alcohol consumption
Presenter: Dawn Richard, Ph.D.
Conference: 66th annual meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA

Title: Evidence of reduced serotonin uptake potential among adolescent suicide attempters
Presenter: Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak, Ph.D.
Conference: 66th annual meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA

Title: Impulsivity and platelet serotonin function among adolescent psychiatric patients with non-suicidal self-injury
Presenter: Charles Mathias, Ph.D.
Conference: 66th annual meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA

Title: Functional activation and connectivity differences in adolescent marijuana users experiencing rewards and losses
Presenter: Ashley Acheson, Ph.D.
Conference: 66th annual meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA

Title: Serotonin markers, psychiatric inpatient status, and self-reported impulsivity
Presenter: Arielle Sheftall, Ph.D.
Conference: International Society for Research on Impulsivity, San Francisco, CA

Title: Impulsivity and suicidal behavior
Presenter: Donald Dougherty, Ph.D.
Conference: International Society for Research on Impulsivity, San Francisco, CA

2010 Presentations

Title: Effects of alcohol consumption on 3 components of impulsive behavior in healthy social drinkers
Presenter: Dawn Richard, Ph.D.
Conference: 33rd annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Alcohol expectancies, not what you’d expect
Presenter: Samantha John
Conference: 33rd annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Impulsivity, anger, and aggression among Conduct Disordered adolescents who have initiated alcohol use
Presenter: Lisa James, Ph.D.
Conference: 33rd annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, Tx

Title: Comparison of adolescents with alcohol use disorder, cannabis dependence, and controls recruited from the community
Presenter: Michael Dawes, M.D.
Conference: 33rd annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Binge city U.S.A.: Characteristics of adult binge drinkers in San Antonio
Presenter: Kristen Ballesteros, Ph.D.
Conference: 33rd annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX

Title: Comparison of three distinct forms of impulsivity in healthy adults with or without family histories of alcohol-related problems
Presenter: Ashley Acheson, Ph.D.
Conference: 33rd annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX