DiClemente To Give NIAAA Mendelson Lecture, July 11 in Masur
Dr. Carlo DiClemente will deliver the 2019 NIAAA Jack Mendelson Honorary Lecture on Thursday, July 11 at 1:30 p.m. in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10. His talk is titled “Is Relapse and Recycling Necessary for Recovery from Alcohol Use Disorder?”
DiClemente is an internationally distinguished scientist who has made groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of the process of human intentional behavior change. His research revolutionized the behavioral treatment and prevention of addiction and other health-related disorders.
He is co-developer of the transtheoretical model of behavior change (TTM), work which began in the field of smoking and addictive behaviors. The TTM is now used by researchers across multiple disciplines around the world, including alcohol treatment research, cancer prevention, HIV risk reduction and addictive behaviors.
DiClemente currently serves as professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and director of the MDQuit Resource Center, the Center for Community Collaboration and the Home Visiting Training Center at UMBC.