Meet the Bickel Laboratory

Warren K. Bickel

Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Virginia Tech Carilion Behavioral Health Research Professor
Director, VTCRI Addiction Recovery Research Center
Co-Director, VTCRI Center for Transformative Research on Health Behaviors
Professor of Psychology, College of Science, Virginia Tech
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Chesley Ammermann

Research Assistant

Liqa Athamneh

Graduate Student

Sandesh Bhandari

Research Assistant

Alex Brown

Research Assistant

Sharita Brown

Standardized Patient and Clinical Skills Coordinator

Audrey Campbell

Undergraduate Researcher

John T. Crawford

Research Computer Programmer

Elisa Crill

Research Coordinator

Stephanie Elliott

Undergraduate Researcher

Kirstin Gatchalian

Program Manager

Elizabeth Hogan

Medical Student Researcher

Brent Kaplan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Mikhail Koffarnus, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Research Assistant Professor

Patsy Marshall

Senior Administrative Assistant

Lexie Mellis

Graduate Student

Matt Nickerson

Undergraduate Researcher

Stephen Owen

Medical Student Researcher

Elan Perry

Research Coordinator

Quan H. Phung

Medical Student Researcher

Derek Pope, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Perisa Ruhi

Medical Student Researcher

Sarah Snider, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Jeff Stein, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

Allison Tegge, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Basic Science Education, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Research Assistant Professor and Statistician, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Assistant Professor of Research, Virginia Tech

Jamie Turner

Research Coordinator

Tyler Willson

Medical Student Researcher