Dr. Martz is Research Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan Addiction Center within the Department of Psychiatry. Her research focuses on psychosocial and neural factors associated with substance use risk and resilience among adolescents and young adults. Using multidisciplinary methods, Dr. Martz has examined both population-level survey data from the Monitoring the Future study and is currently working with fMRI data from the Michigan Longitudinal Study and the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study.
Dr. Martz received her PhD in Developmental Psychology from the University of Michigan and completed a pre-doctoral fellowship with NIDA’s Substance Abuse Interdisciplinary Training Program. Prior to completing her PhD, Dr. Martz received a MSW from the University of Chicago and a BS in Psychology with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies from Indiana University.
Areas of Interest
- Developmental neuroimaging
- Risk for and resilience against substance use disorders
- Real-time functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) neurofeedback
The Quest to Unlock Brain Functions Tied to Addiction
TreatmentMagazine.com shares an article written by Meghan E. Martz, Ph.D.
Dr. Martz & colleagues published research findings on subtypes of brain functioning as they relate to substance use behavior
New research article published in Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience
When Raised Among Drug and Alcohol Abuse, What Makes Some Teens ‘Resilient’?
Kids with a family history of substance use are likely to mimic those behaviors. A Michigan Medicine researcher studied their brain activity to see why certain youths do not.