About the Project Leaders
Dr. Arthur (Trey) Andrews III Mediators of Violence Exposure and Substance Use
Dr. Andrews received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Arkansas. From 2014 to 2016, he was an NIMH-funded postdoctoral fellow at the National Crime Victims Center at the Medical University of South Carolina. His research focuses on understanding mental health disparities and he is particularly interested in understanding what contributes to lower utilization of healthcare services and worse treatment outcomes.
Dr. Jeffery SmithCapturing Rural Injection Risk Network Structures from Continuous-time Interaction Data
Dr. Smith received his Ph.D. in Sociology from Duke University. His work falls at the intersection of network analysis, traditional statistical methods and social stratification. He has done methodological work on network sampling and missing data, as well as more substantive work on network processes like homophily and status.
Dr. R. Matthew Johnson Cognition, Large -And Small- Scale
Dr. Johnson received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience at Yale University. He was also a postdoctoral researcher at Yale and has served on the faculty at the School of Psychology at the University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus. His research concentrates on interactions between perception and reflection using a variety of techniques and experimental paradigms, including behavioral experiments, functional MRI, and EEG.