University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Vermont Center on Behavior and Health



VCBH Lecture Series & Annual Conference


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Upcoming Lectures
Gene Heyman, Ph.D.

Boston College

"Why we need a new definition of addiction: History and "new" findings"
May 20, 2014 Davis Auditorium 1:00-2:00pm
John Jakicic, PhD

University of Pittsburgh

“If Obesity is a Disease, Is Physical Activity an Effective Lifestyle Treatment?”
June 24, 2014 Davis Auditorium 1:00-2:00pm
VCBH 2014 Annual Behavior Change Conference October 2-3, 2014 Burlington Hilton Download the Save the Date (PDF)
2014 Completed Lectures
VCBH's 1st Annual Behavior Change Conference September 26-27, 2013 Streamed talks  
Jack Henningfield, Ph.D.

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Pinney Associates

"Tobacco use as an exemplar of what can be accomplished with behavior changes: Challenges ahead"
September 26, 2013

Slides Video

Alan Budney, Ph.D.

Dartmouth College

"Incentives in the treatment of substance use disorders and beyond"
October 14, 2013 Slides Video  
Sarah Heil, Ph.D.

University of Vermont

"Buprenorphine for Treating Opioid-Dependent Pregnant Women: Behavioral Pharmacology in Action"
November 18, 2013 Slides Video  
Matthew Johnson, Ph.D.

Johns Hopkins University

"Delay Discounting: Innovation in Understanding Risk Behavior"
December 16, 2013 Slides Video  
Carl Hart, Ph.D.

Columbia University

"Challenging Assumptions about Drugs"
January 21, 2014 Slides Video  
Leslie John, Ph.D.

Harvard Business School

"Capitalizing on Irrationality"
February 18, 2014 Slides Video  

*Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Tricia Leahey, Ph.D.

The Miriam Hospital & Brown Medical School

"Financial incentives and social networks for obesity treatment"

March 28, 2014 Slides Video  
James MacKillop, Ph.D.

University of Georgia

"Understanding Addictive Behavioral using Behavioral Economics and Neuroeconomics: A Translational Approach"
April 15, 2014 Slides Video  

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