Mary Larimer

Mary Larimer, Ph.D. | CV
Professor, Psychiatry
Director, Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors (CSHRB)
1100 NE 45th, Suite 300, Office 312
Box 354944 Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 543-3513

Mary Larimer, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Professor of Psychology, and Director of the Center for the Study of Health & Risk Behaviors, University of Washington. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at UW, and has been a member of the faculty since 1995. Dr. Larimer’s research and clinical interests include 1) prevention and treatment of alcohol and drug problems among adolescents and young adults (with a particular focus on college drinking prevention), 2) prediction of initiation of drinking and trajectories of alcohol and substance use during emerging adulthood, 3) co-morbidity of substance use with depression, suicide, trauma, PTSD, disordered eating, and gambling problems, 4) evaluation of housing and treatment programs for chronically homeless and incarcerated individuals and 5) dissemination of evidence-based prevention and treatment approaches into clinical, school, and work-site settings. She has published more than 100 articles and book chapters on these topics.

Current Research Grants:
Alcohol Use Trajectories and Prevention: A US-Sweden Comparison (R01AA018276)

Web-based Screening and Brief Intervention for Disordered Gambling among Emerging Adults

RCT of Web vs. In-Person SUD and Comorbidity Treatment (R01DA025051)

A Longitudinal Study of Parent Communication with College Students and Alcohol(R01AA012529)

Past Research Grants:
Alcohol research Collaboration: Peer Programs (U01AA014742)

BASICS-ED: A Momentary Intervention for Concurrent Smoking and Heavy Drinking (R21AA018336)

Early Intervention to Prevent Student Binge Drinking (R01AA012529)

Social Norms and Skills-Training: Motivating Campus Change (R01AA012547)