DART Summer Research Days

DART Summer Students are required to submit an abstract and poster for presentation. At the end of the 10-week Summer Program, DART trainees present the culmination of their work at the annual DART Summer Research Day. 

2022 DART Summer Research Day

2022 DART Summer trainees will present their posters in person on Friday, July 29, 2022 at the MUSC Institute of Psychiatry. The keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Petros Levounis.


2022 Presentation E-Gallery

View the Summer Research Day Program here

Grant Poster

Examining Reproductive Healthcare Utilization among Those Who Use Substances
Madison P. Grant
Undergraduate Cellular and Molecular Biology student from Hampton University
Mentored by Jasara Hogan, PhD and Julianne Flanagan, PhD

2022 DART Abstract - Madison Grant

2022 DART Poster - Madison Grant


Williams Poster

Relationship Between Perceived Stress & Alcohol Related Problems in Couples That Identify as White or Black
Presented by Amber M. Williams, MSW
Counseling Psychology Doctoral Student from Howard University
Mentored by Jasara Hogan, PhD and Julianne Flanagan, PhD

2022 DART Abstract - Amber M. Williams

2022 DART Poster - Amber M. Williams


Robinson Poster

Motor Activated Auricular Vagus Nerve Stimulation (MAAVNS) Improves Motor Kinematics in Stroke Patients with Upper Extremity Deficits
Presented by John H. Robinson
Undergraduate Public Health student from the University of South Carolina
Mentored by Bashar Badran, PhD

2022 DART Abstract - John H. Robinson

2022 DART Poster - John H. Robinson

de Arellano Poster

Validation of FosTrap Technology in an Animal Model of Binge Alcohol Drinking
Presented by Andrew de Arellano
Undergraduate Biology student from the University of South Carolina
Mentored by Jen Rinker, PhD

2022 DART Abstract - Andrew de Arellano

2022 DART Poster - Andrew de Arellano


Liu Poster

Examining the Association Between Alcohol Demand and Alcohol-Related Consequences in Adolescents
Presented by Helen Liu, BS
Medical student from the Medical University of South Carolina
Mentored by Lindsay Squeglia, PhD

2022 DART Abstract - Helen Liu

2022 DART Poster - Helen Liu

Barnes Poster

Identifying High Priority Research Needs for Acetaminophen Use among Black/Hispanic Populations with Opioid Use Disorder and Liver Disease
Presented by Autumn Barnes, BA
Post-Undergraduate student from the Research Institution, RTI International
Mentored by Amber Jarnecke, PhD

2022 DART Abstract - Autumn Barnes

2022 DART Poster - Autumn Barnes


Dubin Poster

Do Working Memory Differences Exist Dependent Upon Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex or Medial Orbitofrontal Cortex Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Treatment for Smoking Cessation?
Presented by Tracy D. Dubin, MA
Post-Graduate student from the University of California, Irvine
Mentored by Xingbao Li, MD, MSCR

2022 DART Abstract - Tracy D. Dubin

2022 DART Poster - Tracy D. Dubin


Ayiku Poster

Ethnoracial Effects in Neural Reactivity to Alcohol Cues in Comorbid PTSD and Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)
Presented by Pearl B. Ayiku
Undergraduate Psychology student from the University of South Carolina
Mentored by Jane Joseph, PhD

2022 DART Abstract - Pearl B. Ayiku

2022 DART Poster - Pearl B. Ayiku

Burnett Poster

Examining Racial, Ethnic, and Sex Differences as Predictors of Cannabis Use Disorder Treatment Retention
Presented by Isabeau G. Brathwaite-Burnett
Undergraduate Biological Sciences and Psychology student from the University of Chicago
Mentored by Erin McClure, PhD and Rachel Tomko, PhD

2022 DART Abstract - Isabeau G. Brathwaite-Burnett

2022 DART Poster - Isabeau G. Brathwaite-Burnett

Flores Poster

Disparities in Access to Pain Rehabilitation Programs for Patients with Medicaid
Presented by Brigette K. Flores
Undergraduate Biology student from Notre Dame of Maryland University
Mentored by Kelly Barth, DO

2022 DART Abstract - Brigette K. Flores

2022 DART Poster - Brigette K. Flores

de Araujo Poster

Default Mode Network Resting-State Functional Connectivity in Individuals with Bipolar Disorder and Co-occurring Alcohol Dependence: Results from a 2x2 Factorial Design
Presented by Jade de Araújo, BS
Graduate student in Behavioral Sciences from University of Brasília
Mentored by William Mellick, PhD

2022 DART Abstract - Jade de Araújo

2022 DART Poster - Jade de Araújo


Xoubi Poster

Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Depression and Opioid Use among Hispanic and Latinx Individuals with Opioid Misuse
Presented by Leeann Xoubi, BS
Medical student from Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Mentored by Amber Jarnecke, PhD

2022 DART Abstract - Leeann Xoubi

2022 DART Poster - Leeann Xoubi