Sewanee and Yale Collaborations
Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Vice-Chair, Human Investigations Committee II & IV, Yale School of Medicine
B.S., M.S., University of Baroda, India; Ph.D., Purdue University
Dr. Krishnan-Sarin’s research focuses on the bio-behavioral underpinnings of alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use in adolescent and adult populations, and the development of innovative pharmacological and behavioral interventions to reduce and prevent use of these substances. A contributing author to the 2012 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults, Dr. Krishnan-Sarin also serves on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee. Dr. Krishnan-Sarin is PI on a recently awarded 5-year, $20 million federal grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health to establish the Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science, which she now co-directs.