Deborah Hasin, Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Director, Substance Dependence Resarch Division, Clinical Phenomenology,
New York State Psychiatric Institute
Dr. Deborah Hasin is Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at Columbia University in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Psychiatry, with a joint appointment in the Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology. She is an epidemiologist whose research focuses on alcohol and drug disorders and psychiatric comorbidity. She directs the Substance Dependence Research Group in the Department of Clinical Phenomenology. Dr. Hasin has received the Senior Scientist and Mentoring award from NIAAA. She is currently a member of the DSM-V Substance Use Disorders Workgroup and the Extramural Advisory Council to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. She is also Associate Editor of the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Dr. Hasin has consulted to or led many other national and international activities, including World Health Organization studies, and the Measurement Group for the NIDA Clinical Trials Network. Dr. Hasin has over 200 publications, including papers on the U.S. national epidemiology of alcohol and depressive disorders, on alcohol metabolizing genes, and on the course of substance and psychiatric disorders in clinical and community populations. Dr. Hasin’s diagnostic research interview, the PRISM, is in use in numerous studies of the relationship of substance and psychiatric disorders in the U.S. and internationally.
Doctoral Degree: Columbia University, Ph.D., 1981-1986
NYS Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032
Research interests include the epidemiology, genetics and treatment of alcohol and drug disorders, and related psychiatric comorbidity.
1. Hasin DS, Goodwin RD, Stinson FS, Grant BF: Epidemiology of major depressive disorder: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcoholism and Related Conditions. Archives of General Psychiatry 2005;62: 1097-1106
2. Hasin D, Stinson F, Ogburn E, Grant BF: Prevalence, correlates, disability, and comorbidity of DSM-IV alcohol abuse and dependence in the United States: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Archives of General Psychiatry 2007;64: 830-842
3. Spivak B, Frisch A, Maman Z, Aharonovich E, Alderson D, Carr LG, Weizman A, Hasin D: Effect of ADH1B genotype on alcohol consumption in young Israeli Jews. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research 2007;31: 1297-1301
4. Keyes KM, Grant BF, Hasin DS: Evidence for a closing gender gap in alcohol use, abuse, and dependence in the United States population. Drug and Alcohol Depend 2008;93: 21-29
5. Aharonovich E, Brooks AC, Nunes EV, Hasin DS: Cognitive deficits in marijuana users: Effects on motivational enhancement therapy plus cognitive behavioral therapy treatment outcome. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2008;95: 279-283