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Pharmacology & Toxicology

Research and Graduate Training Faculty


Erickson, Carlton K., Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research & Grad. Studies
Pfizer Centennial Professor of Pharm./Tox.
PHR 4.220C
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Recent Selected Publications

Erickson, C.K. and White, W.L. The neurobiology of addiction recovery.
Alc. Treat. Quart. 27: 338-345 (2009).

Brick, J. and Erickson, C.K., Intoxication is not always visible: An unrecognized prevention challenge". Alc: Clin. Exp. Res. 33: 1489-1507 (2009).

Erickson, C.K., Addiction Essentials: The Go-To Guide for Clinicians and Patients, W.W. Norton, New York, NY (2011).

Cochran, G., Field, C., Lawson, K., and Erickson, C., Rx opioid abuse: The role of pharmacists. Poster presented at 74th Annual Meeting, College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Palm Springs CA. (2012).

Wilcox, R.E. and Erickson, C.K., The brain biology of drug abuse and addiction", In: Chemical Dependency: A Systems Approach, Fourth Edition, McNeece, C.A., DiNitto, D.M. (eds), Pearson Publ., Boston, MA, pp. 39-55 (2012).

Cochran, G., Field, C., Lawson, K. and Erickson, C., Pharmacists' knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs regarding screening and brief intervention for prescription opioid abuse: A survey of Utah and Texas pharmacists. J. Pharm. Hlth. Serv. Res. (4: 71-79, 2013).

Brick, J. and Erickson, C.K.: Drugs, The Brain, and Behavior: The Pharmacology of Abuse and Dependence, Second Edition. Routledge, New York, NY (2013).

More information about Dr. Erickson
> Addiction Science Research and Education Center
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Last Reviewed: January 7, 2015

Division Information

Mailing Address:
Pharmacology & Toxicology
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
at Austin
107 W. Dean Keeton
Stop C0875
Austin, TX, USA

Email Address: pharmtox

Phone: 512-471-5158

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> Read more about Dr. Mukhopadhyay's research.

Erickson Authors New Book

"Drugs, the Brain and Behavior" is co-authored by Dr. Carlton Erickson, the college's associate dean for research and graduate studies, and Dr. John Brick, executive director of Intoxikon International.

> Read more about Dr. Erickson's new book.

Gore receives SEBM award

Andrea Gore is named to the SEBM Distinguished Scientist Award.

> Read more about Dr. Gore's new award.

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