Adam Leventhal

Expert in smoking, addiction, and mental health

Professor of Preventive Medicine and Psychology

Director, USC Health, Emotion, & Addiction Laboratory

Keck School of Medicine


  • Addiction
  • Smoking
  • Mental health
  • E-cigarettes

Additional Information

  • 5 Travel Awards to Scientific Meetings, 2005 – 2011
  • National Institute of Health Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program (funded through NIDA), 2010-2013
  • Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorship, University of Bristol Institute for Advanced Studies, 2011, United Kingdom
  • Wyeth Young Psychopharmacologist Award for excellence in research at the interface of pharmacology and psychology, 2012, American Psychological Association (APA) Division on Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse
  • David Shakow Early Career Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology, 2012, APA Society for Clinical Psychology
  • Judy K. Black Early Career Research Award for innovative and rigorous research in the area of health behavior, 2012, American Academy of Health Behavior
  • Mellon Mentoring Award for outstanding mentoring of undergraduate students, 2014, University of Southern California
  • Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contributions Award, 2014, APA Society for Addiction Psychology
  • Jarvik-Russell Early Career Award for extraordinary contributions to the field of nicotine and tobacco research, 2015, Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
  • Fellow, 2015, American Academy of Health Behavior

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