Curriculum Vita

Verlin Joseph, PhD, University of Florida

Dr. Verlin Joseph is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center on Alcohol, Substance use, And Additions at the University of New Mexico.  His previous research interests targeted the intersection of substance use for pain management.  As part of his doctoral dissertation, Dr. Joseph analyzed the perceived benefits and harms associated with using cannabis for pain among persons living with HIV.   Currently, Dr. Joseph’s work seeks to elucidate risk factors of substance use disorders in a clinical translational setting.

Dr. Joseph graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in allied health sciences from Florida A&M University in 2014 and a Masters of Public Health in 2016.  He received a Ph.D. in epidemiology from the University of Florida in 2020.  He is currently working with Dr. Katie Witkiewitz at the University of New Mexico.  

ABQ Research Lab, Director: Dr. Katie Witkiewitz

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