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Michael S. Kidorf, Ph.D.

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

Research Interests

Drug abuse treatment research; Contingency management more



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

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • 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.

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

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