Bio | Carla J. Rash, Ph.D.

Carla Rash, Ph.D., earned her doctorate in clinical psychology at Louisiana State University in 2007. She completed a National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) postdoctoral research fellowship at UConn Health with Dr. Petry.

Currently, Dr. Rash is an assistant professor of medicine in the Calhoun Cardiology Center, Behavioral Cardiovascular Prevention Division, and Department of Medicine at UConn Health. Her research interests focus on understanding and minimizing relapse in addictions. Recent interests include the use of contingency management interventions among health disparity populations, such as soup kitchen users and the homeless. Her work is funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institute on Alcohol and Alcoholism.