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Caryn Lerman, PhD

Abramson Cancer Center

Degree and Institution

PhD, University of Southern California; MS, University of Southern California

Faculty Title

Mary W. Calkins Professor, Psychiatry and the Annenberg School for Communication

Administrative Title

Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction

Abramson Cancer Center Title

Deputy Director, Abramson Cancer Center

Department

Psychiatry and the Annenberg School for Communication

Research Expertise

Dr. Lerman's research focuses on nicotine dependence medication development and pharmacogenetics. She directs the NCI/NIDA Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction focused on the translation of basic research in pharmacology, genetics, and neuroscience to develop better treatments for nicotine dependence.

Honors and Award

  • 2011 William Osler Patient Oriented Research Award (UPenn)
  • 2010 Member, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
  • 2009 President, Society for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco (term 2010-2011)
  • 2008 Arthur Asbury Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award (UPenn
  • 2007 American Cancer Society, Cancer Control Award (S.E. PA)
  • 2007 Alton Ochsner Award
  • 2004 Cullen Award for Tobacco Research from the American Society of Preventive Oncology
  • 1995 American Psychological Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology
  • 1989 Society of Behavioral Medicine New Investigator Award

Publications

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Contact Information

Researcher/Clinician:
Caryn Lerman, Ph.D.

University of Pennsylvania
3535 Market Street, Suite 4100
Philadelphia, PA 19104


Office Phone: 215-746-7141
Fax: 215-746-7140

Assistant:
Sue Kerns
Office Phone: 215-746-7151
Appointment Phone: N/A
Fax: 215-746-7140
clerman@mail.med.upenn.edu

Mailing Address:
Caryn Lerman, Ph.D.

3535 Market Street, Suite 4100
Philadelphia PA 19104


Office Phone: 215-746-7141
Appointment Phone: N/A
Fax: 215-746-7140