Matthew O. Howard University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Matthew Howard, Ph.D.
is the Frank Daniels Distinguished Professor of Social Work at the University of North Carolina. Nationally acknowledged as an expert in psychiatric comorbidity of substance use disorders and evidence-based practice, he has published more than 100 articles in these areas and has served as PI or co-PI on several federally-funded grants. His recent research has examined predictors of major depression and anxiety disorders in adolescent inhalant and ecstasy users, racial and gender differences in the prevalence and predictors of substance-induced psychiatric disorders, self-medication of psychiatric disorders with alcohol and illicit drugs, and long-term health outcomes of polydrug dependent adults with comorbid mental health disorders.