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CPDD Announces New President-Elect and Board of Directors Members

Dr. Francesca Filbey, pictured smiling and sitting at a desk. She is the director of Cognitive Neuroscience Research in Addictive Disorders at the Center for BrainHealth and an associate professor in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at UTD.


Jesse Howard

Brentwood, TN (March 16, 2022) – The College on Problems of Drug Dependence is pleased to announce the election of the 2022-2023 President-Elect and new Board of Directors members. Elected to the position of President-Elect is Deborah Hasin, PhD. Dr. Hasin will assume the role during the 2022 Annual Meeting and will serve as the President of CPDD from 2023-2024 and Past President from 2024-2025. Joining the Board of Directors are Francesca Filbey, PhD, Cassandra Gipson-Reichardt, PhD, Silvia Martins, MD, and Angela Moreland, PhD. The new Board of Directors members will start their four-year term at the conclusion of the 2022 Annual Meeting and serve through 2026. Please find a short bio sketch of the new President-Elect and newly elected Board of Directors members below.Board of Directors Francesca Filbey, PhD, University of Texas at Dallas Dr. Filbey earned her PhD in Experimental Neuropsychology in 2002 from the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London followed by post-doctoral fellowships in human neuroimaging at NIMH and the University of Colorado at Boulder. She held faculty positions at the Mind Research Network, the University of New Mexico and the University of Texas at Dallas where she is currently a Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Psychology and Bert Moore Chair in Behavioral and Brain Sciences. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Her research focuses on identifying neural mechanisms related to substance use towards the goal of targeted approaches in prevention and intervention. Her studies on cannabis use have been continuously funded by NIDA since 2009. She was a recipient of a CPDD Travel Award in 2010 and was appointed as a CPDD Regular Member in 2014. She has served as a member of the CPDD International Committee prior to her current appointment as Committee Chair in 2019.Read more in CPDD

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Francesca Filbey, PhD

Bert Moore Endowed Chair and Professor, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Director, Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory of Addictive Disorders

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