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Richard J. Lamb, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry at UTHSCSA

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Lamb has over 25 years of experience investigating the mechanisms of alcohol and drug addiction, and has developed methods for improving contingency management programs for use with addictions.  Besides continuing to oversee our contingency management procedures, Dr. Lamb will lead our efforts to assess constructs related to mechanisms of change among our participants, given his experience examining these processes within a contingency management trial.


Year Degree Major Institution
1983 Ph. D. Pharmacology University of Arkansas for Medical Science Little Rock , AR
1979 AB Biology The University of Chicago Chicago , IL