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 research interests include motivating health-related behavior change and the use of tobacco in vulnerable populations such as those with chronic medical conditions. Currently she is the PI on a NIH-funded project aimed at increasing cardiac rehabilitation participation among low income patients and is the site-PI on a NIDA/FDA funded project examining the effects of cigarettes of varying nicotine levels on behavior in those with depression or anxiety disorders.