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Robert K. Brooner, Ph.D.

Director, Addiction Treatment Services
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


  • Director, Addiction Treatment Services
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Research Interests

Service delivery research; Substance abuse and pain; Treatment adherence; Psychiatric comorbidity; Substance abuse treatment


  • English
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    • B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz, California, 1978, Psychology
    • Ph.D., California School of Professional Psychology, CITY, California, 1985
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    Selected Publications

    1. Brooner RK, Kidorf MS, King VL, Stoller, KB., Neufled, KJ., Kolodner. K. (in press). Comparing adaptive stepped care and monetary-based voucher interventions for opioid dependence. Drug and Alcohol Dependence
    2. Kidorf MS and Brooner RK. Critical relationship between employment services and patient motivation. Substance Use and Misuse, 2004, 39, 2611-2614.
    3. Brooner RK, Kidorf MS, King VL, Stoller, KB. Peirce JM, Bigelow GE, Kolodner K. Behavioral contingencies improve counseling attendance in an adaptive treatment model. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 2004, 27, 223-232.
    4. Brooner RK and Kidorf MS. Using behavioral reinforcement to improve methadone treatment participation. Science and Practice Perspectives, 2002, 1, 38 – 46.
    5. Brooner RK, King VL, Kidorf M, Schmidt CW, Bigelow GE. Psychiatric and substance use comorbidity in treatment-seeking opioid abusers, Archives of General Psychiatry, 1997, 54, 71-80.
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    • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Medical Psychology
    • Gynecology and Obstetrics

    For Research Inquiries Contact

    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    Behavioral Biology Research Center, BPRU
    5510 Nathan Shock Drive
    Baltimore, MD 21224-6823

    Phone: 410-550-0028
    Fax: 410-550-2397

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