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Sarah Heil

Sarah H. Heil, PhD

Dr. Heil is the Associate Director of the UVM Center on Rural Addiction. She is a Professor of Psychiatry and Psychological Science at UVM and a faculty member of the Vermont Center on Behavior and Health. Dr. Heil earned her PhD from Dartmouth College in 1997, then completed National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellowships in substance abuse research at Wayne State University and UVM. She joined the faculty at UVM in 2002. Continuously funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse since that time, her research interests revolve around the reproductive health needs of people with substance use disorders, with a recent focus on helping these people avoid unintended pregnancy. Dr. Heil has more than 150 publications to her credit and is an elected Fellow of two divisions of the American Psychological Association. She has served on the Board of Directors of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence and the editorial board of the journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors and the journal Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. View Dr. Heil’s publications

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