Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Grand Rounds: Denis M. McCarthy, Ph.D.

10:30 AM to 12:15 PM

Rachel Upjohn Building Auditorium and

Webcast on Zoom

“Alcohol Effects on Decision Making”

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Denis M. McCarthy, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychological Sciences
University of Missouri-Columbia

Dr. Denis M. McCarthy is the Frederick A. Middlebush Professor of Psychology and Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Missouri. He received his BA in Psychology and Philosophy from the University of Notre Dame, his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Kentucky and did his Clinical Internship and Post-doctoral work at the University of California San Diego. His research has focused on identifying predictors of alcohol-related negative consequences, with a particular emphasis on risk for driving while impaired by alcohol or cannabis. His work has been consistently funded by NIH/NIAAA since 2002. He is the Director of MU’s Addiction Training group, funded by NIAAA training grants (T32 and R25) that supports 18 undergraduate, pre- and post-doctoral training per year. He is also the Director of the Missouri Center for Addiction Research and
Engagement at the University of Missouri, which provides support to addiction-related research and training activities across the University of Missouri system.


Courtney L. Bagge, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
U-M Addiction Center
Research Investigator, Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System