University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Vermont Center on Behavior and Health



VCBH Lecture Series & Annual Conference




Upcoming Lectures

VCBH 2014 Annual Behavior Change Conference

Behavior Change, Health and Health Disparities

October 2-3, 2014


Burlington Hilton



Conference Details

Kenneth Silverman, Ph.D.

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

“Incentives & Health: The Application of Operant Conditioning in Health Promotion.”

November 19th, 2014 Davis Auditorium
FAHC Campus
12:00-1:00 p.m.
2013-2014 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  
Gene Heyman, Ph.D.

Boston College

"What drug users have taught us about addiction–and why the lessons are often ignored"
May 20, 2014 Slides Video  
John Jakicic, PhD

University of Pittsburgh

“If Obesity is a Disease, Is Physical Activity an Effective Lifestyle Treatment?”
June 24, 2014 Slides Video  

Jesse Dallery, Ph.D.


University of Florida


"Digital & Behavioral Technology to Promote Health Behavior"

September 17, 2014 Slides Video  

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