Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Vice-Chair, Human Investigations Committee II & IV

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Cancer Prevention and Control

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center | Substance Abuse Research | Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism | Center for Nicotine and Tobacco Use Research at Yale (CENTURY) | Psychotherapy Development Center | Addictions, Division of | Women's Behavioral Health Research, Division of | Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

Research Interests

Substance use; Alcohol; Tobacco; Marijuana; Adolescent; Developmental; Prevention; Cessation; Biobehavioral more...


  • Ph.D., Purdue University, 1992

Selected Publications

  • Krishnan-Sarin, S., Co-author, “Health consequences of tobacco use by young people" 2010 Surgeon General’s Report “Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People”.
  • Schepis, T.S., Krishnan-Sarin, S. (2009) Sources of prescriptions for misuse by adolescents: Relationships with gender, ethnicity and severity of misuse. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 48(8): 828-36
  • Smith, A.E., Cavallo, D.A., Dahl, T., Wu, R, George, T.P., Krishnan-Sarin, S. (2008) Effect of acute tobacco abstinence in adolescent smokers compared with nonsmokers, Journal of Adolescent Health. 43(1):46-54.



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