Lois R. Chatham

Consulting Scientist and Former Deputy Director of IBR

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology
University of Houston

E-mail address:
l.chatham@tcu.edu

Lois Chatham came to the IBR in 1989 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services where she served as a member of the Senior Executive Service at NIMH, NIDA, and NIAAA. She served as IBR Deputy Director until 2003 and was Co-Principal Investigator of the DATAR Project. Areas of interest include treatment exposure as a predictor of outcome, gender differences in drug use and response to treatment, and the development of techniques for encouraging the incorporation of treatment research findings into clinical practice. Dr. Chatham now serves as a consultant to the IBR Director for addressing special issues and is active in several community service initiatives.

Selected Publications

Chatham, L. R., Hiller, M. L., Rowan-Szal, G. A., Joe, G. W., & Simpson, D. D. (1999). Gender differences at admission and follow-up in a sample of methadone maintenance clients. Substance Use & Misuse, 34(8), 1137-1165.  [Abstract]

Chatham, L. R., Rowan-Szal, G. A., Joe, G. W., & Simpson, D. D. (1997). Heavy drinking alcohol dependent vs. nondependent methadone-maintenance clients: A follow-up study. Addictive Behaviors, 22(1), 69-80.  [Abstract]

Chatham, L. R., Knight, K., Joe, G. W., & Simpson, D. D. (1995). Suicidality in a sample of methadone maintenance clients. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 21(3), 345-361.  [Abstract]

Chatham, L. R., Rowan-Szal, G. A., Joe, G. W., Brown, B. S., & Simpson, D. D. (1995). Heavy drinking in a population of methadone maintained clients. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 56(4), 417-422.  [Abstract]

Chatham, L. R., & Simpson, D. D. (1994). Delivering and evaluating outpatient treatment: Finding a practical balance. In B. W. Fletcher, J. A. Inciardi, & A. M. Horton (Eds.), Drug abuse treatment: Implementation of innovative approaches (pp. 181-193). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.