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Alan J Budney, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Substance Abuse and Behavioral Pharmacology, University of Vermont (1990-93)
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Rutgers University (1989)
B.S., Psychology with Honors, Pennsylvania State University (1981)


Contact Information:

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Center for Technology and Behavioral Health
46 Centerra Pkwy, Suite 315, HB 7255
Lebanon, NH 03766

Office: 603-646-7088
Phone: 501-626-6568

Professional Interests:

Substance Use Etiology, Prevention and Intervention; Treatment Development; Marijuana / Cannabis Pharmacology, Phenomenology, Regulatory Science; Substance Use and Mental Health Policy and Funding

Grant Information:

Principal Investigator, T-32 Science of Co-Occurring Disorders, National Institute on Drug Abuse. (July 2014 through June 2019)

Co-Investigator and Core Director, Treatment Development and Evaluation Core, Technology-based Treatments for Substance Use Disorders. Principal Investigator: Lisa Marsch, Dartmouth College, August 2016 - May 2021

Principal Investigator, Behavioral Treatment of Adolescent Marijuana Abuse (R01), National Institute on Drug Abuse (May 2002 through April 2019).

Co-Investigator, Effect of sex differences and concurrent cannabis use on stress-related psychobiological mechanisms associated with smoking cessation and relapse. Principal Investigator: Mustafa Al'Absi, University of Minnesota (September 2017 -June 2021)

Principal Investigator, Targeting tobacco cessation during treatment for cannabis use disorders, National Institute on Drug Abuse. (June 2012 through May 2018)

Co-Investigator, Role of Sleep in The Treatment of Cannabis Dependence, National Institute on Drug Abuse. Principal Investigator: Ryan Vandrey, John Hopkins University (June 2012 through Dec 2017)

Mentoring Information:

Current Postdoctoral Fellow: Michael Sofis, Ph.D (University of Kentucky)

Current Graduate Student: