August 9, 2017

Golfo Tzilos, Ph.D. recognized at APA with early career award

Golfo Tzilos, Ph.D., was recognized in Washington D.C., at the American Psychology Association Convention this month, for her work identifying “Psychosocial Correlates of Marijuana Use Among Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Adolescent Girls."

Golfo Tzilos Wernette, Ph.D., assistant professor in the departments of family medicine and psychiatry, was recognized at the 2017 American Psychology Association Convention, held on August 3-6th in Washington D.C. Tzilos was selected by the Society of Addiction Psychology as one of this year’s recipients of the G. Alan Marlatt Award for Distinguished Early Career Contributions.

Her award was based on her early career contributions as a women’s health and addiction research, where she specializes in:

  • Designing interventions for women at risk for alcohol and drug use, HIV/STIs, and intimate partner violence and,
  • Adapting brief, computer-delivered interventions to reduce risks among vulnerable populations.

Dr. Tzilos’ APA research presentation was entitled, “Psychosocial Correlates of Marijuana Use Among Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Adolescent Girls.” Co-authors from the University of Michigan Addiction Center were: Erin E. Bonar, PhD., Frederic C. Blow, PhD., and Maureen A. Walton, MPH, PhD.

Find Dr. Tzilos' latest publication on her Google Scholar profile(link is external) and by browsing the latest research from U-M Family Medicine on reproductive and women's health and primary care psychiatry.