Professor of Psychiatry
Human Studies Committee #3A, 7/2000-present; Director, Missouri Family Registry,1/2007 - 2011.
Education and Training
1969-1972 B.A., American Studies, Yale College, New Haven, CT
1974-1976 M.P.H., Hospital Administration, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1980-1982 M.Phil, Epidemiology, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1984-1986 Predoctoral fellow in psychiatric epidemiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1980-1986 Ph.D., Epidemiology, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1990 M.P.E., Psychiatry Epidemiology,
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1986-89 Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychiatric Epidemiology, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Academic Women’s Network Mentor Award, 2010
Areas of Research Interests
Development and course of alcohol and other substance use disorders in general population, family and twin samples.
Effects of alcohol dependence on health services use and costs.
Gene-environnment interaction in SUD development, persistence and remission.
Ethnic differences in psychiatric disorders.
Psychiatric assessment and classification.
SPECIAL POPULATIONS, DATA SETS AND FACILITIES:
Data sets available at the CID building include ECA data and follow-up data; COGA data; adult twin data; adolescent and young adult twin data; adult male Vietnam-era veteran twin data; offspring of twin data; and MOFAM data.
Bucholz KK, Heath AC, Reich T, Hesselbrock VM, Kramer JR, Nurnberger JI Jr, Schuckit MA (1996 Nov). Can we subtype alcoholism? A latent class analysis of data from relatives of alcoholics in a multicenter family study of alcoholism. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 20(8): 1462-71. Full Article ->
Bucholz KK, Heath AC, Madden PA (2000 Jun). Transitions in drinking in adolescent females: evidence from the Missouri adolescent female twin study. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 24(6): 914-23. Full Article ->
Grant JD, Scherrer JF, Lynskey MT, Lyons MJ, Eisen SA, Tsuang MT, True WR, Bucholz KK (2006 Jan). Adolescent alcohol use is a risk factor for adult alcohol and drug dependence: evidence from a twin design. Psychol Med. 36(1): 109-18. Full Article ->
Scherrer JF, Grant JD, Duncan AE, Pan H, Waterman B, Jacob T, Haber JR, True WR, Heath AC, Bucholz KK (2008 Oct). Measured environmental contributions to cannabis abuse/dependence in an offspring of twins design. Addict Behav. 33(10): 1255-66. Full Article ->
Edens EL, Glowinski AL, Grazier KL, Bucholz KK (2008 Jan 11). The 14-year course of alcoholism in a community sample: do men and women differ? Drug Alcohol Depend. 93(1-2): 1-11. Full Article ->
Glass JE, Bucholz KK (2011 Jul 1). Concordance between self-reports and archival records of physician visits: a case-control study comparing individuals with and without alcohol use disorders in the community. Drug Alcohol Depend. 116(1-3): 57-63. Full Article ->
Funded Research Projects
NIAAA(PI):Alcoholism: Epidemiologic High Risk Family Study - MOFAM
NIDA(PI):Gene Environment in Outcomes of Offspring of Twins with Substance Use Disorders
NIAAA(Key Personnel):MARC: Risk Mechanisms in Alcoholism and Comorbidity, Science Resource Core, and Outreach Core