Dr. Jeon-Slaughter is Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Before joining the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in September 2013 as a faculty biostatistician in Psychiatry, she held a biostatistician position in the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2003-2013, a research director position at Stanford University Libraries in 2000-2012, and a visiting assistant professor position in Economics at Buffalo State College in 1999-2000. She received her Ph.D. in Consumer Economics and Housing from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY in 1999, with fields of concentration in family and labor economics and statistics.  She also received M.A. degrees in Economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1995 and Seoul National University, in South Korea, in 1992, and B.A. in Consumer and Child Development from Seoul National University, in South Korea, in 1990. Her research interests are applied statistics in psychiatry, addictive behaviors, and mental health services research.


Seoul National University (1990), Human Development
Seoul National University - Ko (1990)
Graduate School
Seoul National University (1992), Economics
Graduate School
SUNY at Buffalo (1995)
Graduate School
SUNY at Buffalo (1995), Economics
Graduate School
Cornell University (1999)
Graduate School
Cornell University (1999), Economics

Research Interest

  • Applied statistics
  • Cigarette and marijuana smoking research
  • Clinical trials
  • Drug abuse
  • Health services research
  • Longitudinal Model


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Basal Hippocampal Activity and Its Functional Connectivity Predicts Cocaine Relapse.
Adinoff B, Gu H, Merrick C, McHugh M, Jeon-Slaughter H, Lu H, Yang Y, Stein EA Biol. Psychiatry 2015 Jan
Do medical student stress, health, or quality of life foretell step 1 scores? A comparison of students in traditional and revised preclinical curricula.
Tucker P, Jeon-Slaughter H, Sener U, Arvidson M, Khalafian A Teach Learn Med 2015 27 1 63-70
Hippocampal Volume in Healthy Controls Given 3-Day Stress Doses of Hydrocortisone.
Brown ES, Jeon-Slaughter H, Lu H, Jamadar R, Issac S, Shad M, Denniston D, Tamminga C, Nakamura A, Thomas BP Neuropsychopharmacology 2014 Nov
The effect of cognitive functioning on treatment attendance and adherence in comorbid bipolar disorder and cocaine dependence.
Fagan CS, Carmody TJ, McClintock SM, Suris A, Nakamura A, Jeon-Slaughter H, Lo A, Brown ES J Subst Abuse Treat 2014 Jul
Extended mental health service utilization among survivors of the oklahoma city bombing.
Tucker P, Pfefferbaum B, Jeon-Slaughter H, Garton TS, North CS Psychiatr Serv 2014 Apr 65 4 559-62
Hippocampal Volume Is Reduced in Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder But Not in Psychotic Bipolar I Disorder Demonstrated by Both Manual Tracing and Automated Parcellation (FreeSurfer).
Arnold SJ, Ivleva EI, Gopal TA, Reddy AP, Jeon-Slaughter H, Sacco CB, Francis AN, Tandon N, Bidesi AS, Witte B, Poudyal G, Pearlson GD, Sweeney JA, Clementz BA, Keshavan MS, Tamminga CA Schizophr Bull 2014 Feb
Children of terrorism survivors: Physiological reactions seven years following a terrorist incident.
Pfefferbaum B, Tucker P, North CS, Jeon-Slaughter H, Nitiéma P Compr Psychiatry 2014 Jan
A Pilot Study of Physiological Reactivity in Children and Maternal Figures Who Lost Relatives in a Terrorist Attack.
Pfefferbaum B, Tucker P, Jeon-Slaughter H, Allen JR, Hammond DR, Whittlesey SW, Vinekar SS, Feng Y Death Stud 2013 May-June 37 5 395-412
Children of national guard troops: a pilot study of deployment, patriotism, and media coverage.
Pfefferbaum B, Jeon-Slaughter H, Jacobs AK, Houston JB Int J Emerg Ment Health 2013 15 2 129-37
Substance abuse patterns and psychiatric symptomatology among three healthcare provider groups evaluated in an out-patient program for impaired healthcare professionals.
Rojas JI, Jeon-Slaughter H, Brand M, Koos E J Addict Dis 2013 32 1 99-107

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Health Policy Statistics Section-ASA (2005)
  • American Statistical Association (2004)
  • American Economic Association (1995)