Eric Devine, PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychologist, Director, Clinical Studies Research Unit

  • Title Assistant Professor, Psychologist, Director, Clinical Studies Research Unit
  • Education Dr. Eric Devine is a licensed clinical psychologist working in the Department of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Devine completed his graduate education at Bowling Green State University in Ohio and completed his clinical internship at the Boston VA Medical Center in Jamaica Plain.  Following this internship, he completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at the Boston VA in medical informatics. Dr. Devine began working at the Clinical Studies Unit at Boston University in 1999 as a project manager for federally-funded randomized clinical trials (RCTs) testing medications for alcohol and cocaine addiction.  He has extensive experience in manualized treatments for addiction and has co-authored several treatment manuals developed for use in clinical trials for a range of funding agencies (e.g., NIHM, NIDA, SAMHSA).   Dr. Devine is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and provides ongoing training and consultation in the use of motivational interviewing techniques in research.  He teaches in the Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine Program at Boston University School of Medicine.  He is also an instructor for the Boston University School of Social Work Professional Education Program.  Dr. Devine has a strong interest in research ethics and has served as the Vice-Chair of the BUMC IRB’s Panel Blue since 2009.

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