Robrina Walker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Psychiatry


Undergraduate Appalachian State University (1999), Psychology
Graduate School Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ (2002), Psychology
Graduate School Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ (2007), Psychology

Research Interests

  • Behavioral treatments for substance use disorders
  • Mediators of treatment response


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Featured Publications

Family Discord is Associated with Increased Substance Use for Pregnant Substance Users.

Denton WH, Adinoff BH, Lewis D, Walker R, Winhusen T Subst Use Misuse 2013 Oct

Rationale for using exercise in the treatment of stimulant use disorders

Greer, T.G., Ring, K.M., Warden, D., Grannemann, B.D., Church, T.S., Somoza, E., Blair, S.N., Szapocznik, J., Stoutenberg, M., Rethorst, C., Walker, R., Morris, D.W., Kosinski, A.S., Kyle, T., Marcus, B., Crowell, B., Oden, N., Nunes, E., Trivedi, M.H. The Journal of Global Drug Policy and Practice 2012 1 6 33

Study design to examine the potential role of assessment reactivity in the Screening, Motivational Assessment, Referral, and Treatment in Emergency Departments (SMART-ED) protocol.

Donovan DM, Bogenschutz MP, Perl H, Forcehimes A, Adinoff B, Mandler R, Oden N, Walker R Addict Sci Clin Pract 2012 7 1 16

Design of NIDA CTN Protocol 0047: screening, motivational assessment, referral, and treatment in emergency departments (SMART-ED).

Bogenschutz MP, Donovan DM, Adinoff B, Crandall C, Forcehimes AA, Lindblad R, Mandler RN, Oden NL, Perl HI, Walker R Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 2011 Sep 37 5 417-25

Stimulant Reduction Intervention using Dosed Exercise (STRIDE) - CTN 0037: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Trivedi MH, Greer TL, Grannemann BD, Church TS, Somoza E, Blair SN, Szapocznik J, Stoutenberg M, Rethorst C, Warden D, Ring KM, Walker R, Morris DW, Kosinski AS, Kyle T, Marcus B, Crowell B, Oden N, Nunes E Trials 2011 12 206

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  • NIDA Early Career Investigator Travel Award
  • Chief Resident
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Alpha Chi National Honor Society

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • APA Division 50: Addictions
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
  • Association for Psychological Science