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Michael S. Kidorf, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Addiction Treatment Services
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences



  • Associate Director, Addiction Treatment Services
  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Centers & Institutes


  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Behavioral Biology

Contact for Research Inquiries

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Campus

Behavioral Biology Research Center
5510 Nathan Shock Drive
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-0006
Fax: 410-550-2957

Research Interests

Drug abuse treatment research; Contingency management

    Additional Information

  • Education +
    • B.A., Emory University (Georgia) (1985)
    • Ph.D., Florida State University (Florida) (1990)

    Additional Training

    Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1990, Clinical Psychology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, 1993
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    1. Kidorf, M., King, V.L., & Brooner, R.K. (1999). Integrating psychosocial services with methadone treatment: Behaviorally contingent pharmacotherapy. In E. C. Strain and M. L. Stitzer (Eds), Treatment of opioid dependence: Methadone and alternative medications. Hopkins Press, 166-195.
    2. Kidorf, M., & Stitzer, M.L. (1999). Contingent access to clinic privileges reduces drug abuse in methadone maintenance patients. In S. Higgins & K. Silverman (Eds.), Motivating behavior change among illicit drug abusers: Contemporary research on contingency management interventions. American Psychological Association, 221-241.
    3. Kidorf, M., Hollander, J.R., Brooner, R.K., & King, V.L. (1998). Increasng employment of opioid dependent outpatients: An intensive behavioral intervention. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 50, 73-80.
    4. Kidorf, M., Brooner, R.K., King, V.L., & Stoller, K.B. (1998). Predictive validity of cocaine, sedative, and alcohol dependence diagnoses. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 66, 168-173.
    5. Kidorf, M., Brooner, R.K., & King, V.L. (199). Motivating methadone patients to include drug-free significant others in treatment: A behavioral intervention. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 14, 23-28.
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