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Ali M. Yurasek
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Education and Training

Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical Psychology, 2008-present
University of Memphis

Master of Arts, Psychology, 2008
Marietta College, Marietta, OH

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 2007
Marietta College, Marietta, OH

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA)

Biographical Sketch

Ali Yurasek received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Psychology from Marietta College in May of 2007 and 2008, respectively. She is currently a fourth year student in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral program in the Clinical Health research area.  Her research interests include substance abuse, behavioral economics, risky health behaviors, and ethnic differences in treatment response. In the HABIT lab, Ali has acted as an interventionist in various alcohol interventions and is involved in ongoing research projects. Her thesis examined predictors of alcohol abuse in college students and she is currently working on her midpoint project focusing on smoking cessation strategies utilized by adolescents.

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