Jennifer Noel

Jennifer Noel, LCSW Program Manager, Education & Outreach Core Jennie served as a clinical social worker in Maine with a variety of populations, and eventually ran a private practice. She then made a career shift and taught at the undergraduate and graduate...

Nellie Stidham

Nellie Stidham, BS Research Assistant, Education and Outreach Core Nellie Stidham received her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from the University of Vermont, where she focused her studies on substance use disorders and their neurobiological origins. Her...

Diann Gaalema

Diann Gaalema, PhD Co-Director, Education & Outreach Core Dr. Gaalema is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Vermont. She received her Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her current...

Stephen Higgins

Stephen Higgins, PhD Co-Director, Education & Outreach Core Dr. Higgins is Director of the University of Vermont’s (UVM) Center on Behavior and Health, and Principle Investigator with five NIH grants on the general topic of behavior and health. He is the Virginia...