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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Photo: Maureen A. Walton, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Maureen A. Walton, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Contact Information


Primary Programs/Services:
Substance Abuse


  • Post-doctoral Training - University of Michigan
  • Ph.D. - Michigan State University
  • M.P.H. - San Diego State University
  • B.S. - Wayne State University

Research Interest:

  • Early interventions for alcohol and other drugs in community settings
  • Violence (peer, dating, intimate partner) and substance use
  • Substance use treatment outcome and relapse prevention

Academic Appointment:

  • Associate Professor

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Walton, M.A., Chermack, ST, Shope, J, F.C., Bingham, C.R., Zimmerman, MA, Blow, Cunningham, R.M. (2010). Effects of a brief intervention for reducing violence and alcohol misuse among adolescents: A randomized controlled trial. JAMA, 304(5), 527-535. PMID: 20682932. PMCID: PMC3560393
  • Walton, M.A., Bohnert, K., Resko, S., Barry, K.T., Chermack, S.T., Zucker, R.A., Zimmerman, M.A., Booth, B.M., Blow, F.C. (2013). Computer and Therapist Based Brief Interventions among Cannabis-using Adolescents presenting to Primary Care: One Year Outcomes. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 132(3), 646-53. PMID: 23711998. PMCID: PMC37707080
  • Walton, M.A., Resko, S., Barry, K.L., Chermack, S.T., Zucker, R.A., Zimmerman, M.A., Booth, B.M., Blow, F.C. (2013). A randomized controlled trial testing the efficacy of a brief cannabis universal prevention program among adolescents in primary care. Addiction, 109(5), 786-797. PMCID: PMC3984620
  • Walton, M.A., Chermack, S.T., Blow, F.C., Ehrlich, P.F., Barry, K.L., Booth, B.M., Cunningham, R.M. (in press). Components of Brief Alcohol Interventions for Youth in the Emergency Department. Sub Abuse

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