Program Advisory Committee

The Program Advisory Committee provides scientific quality control, scientific direction, and scientific interchange. The committee meets annually to review the progress of Research Components and Pilot Projects. The Board members and their university affiliations are listed below.

Patricia H. Janak, Ph.D.
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

Henry R. Kranzler, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Director of Center for Studies of Addiction
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

David M. Lovinger, Ph.D.
Chief, Laboratory for Integrative Neuroscience
Division of Intramural Clinical and Basic Research
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism/NIH
Bethesda, Maryland

Graeme F. Mason, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology in the Division of Bioimaging Sciences
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Director of Psychiatric MRS and Director of Metabolic Modeling
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut

Linda P. Spear. Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Director, Developmental Exposure Alcohol Research Center
Binghamton University (SUNY)
Binghamton, New York

Elliot A. Stein, Ph.D.
Chief, Neuroimaging Research Branch
Intramural Research Programs
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Baltimore, Maryland

Robert Swift, M.D. Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island