LaTrice Montgomery

LaTrice Montgomery

Assistant Professor

Professional Summary

LaTrice Montgomery is an Assistant Professor and licensed Clinical Psychologist in the Addiction Sciences Division of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She received her B.A. degree in Psychology from Berea College and both her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Cincinnati. She completed her National Institute on Drug Abuse sponsored clinical internship at the Yale University School of Medicine in the Division of Substance Abuse. Dr. Montgomery’s clinical and research interests have focused on improving prevention and treatment interventions for African American adolescent and adult substance users. Her work primarily focuses on the co-use of marijuana and tobacco, especially via blunts. LaTrice has presented her award-winning work at several regional and national conferences. In addition, LaTrice’s work has been published in top-tier journals, including Drug and Alcohol Dependence and the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. She recently received a career development award (K23) from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to develop and evaluate a Twitter-based intervention for young adult blunt smokers.

Education

B.A., Berea College Kentucky, 2006 (Psychology)

M.A., University of Cincinnati Ohio, 2010 (Clinical Psychology)

Ph.D., University of Cincinnati Ohio, 2012 (Clinical Psychology)

Clinical Internship, Yale University School of Medicine Division of Substance Abuse 2012 (Clinical and Community Psychology)

Positions and Work Experience

2012 -2016 Assistant Professor, UC-College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services Human Services, Counseling/Substance Abuse Counseling, Cincinnati, OH

2011 - Guest Lecturer (Preparing Future Faculty), UC-Blue Ash College, Behavioral Science Department, Cincinnati, OH

2009 - Instructor, UC, Department of Psychology, Cincinnati, OH

2011 -2012 Predoctoral Fellow (APA-Accredited), Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry (Psychology section) Division of Substance Abuse,

2010 -2011 Psychology Extern, Summit Behavioral Healthcare, Psychology Department,

2009 -2010 Psychology Assistant, The Crossroads Center, Psychology Department,

2008 -2010 Assessment Psychometrician, Hillcrest Training School, Psychology Department,

2008 -2009 Teaching Assistant, UC, Department of Psychology, Cincinnati, OH

2016 -BAD DATE Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Research and Practice Interests

Research Support

Investigators:LaTrice Montgomery 05-01-2013 -06-30-2013 UC University Research Council Cocaine and Psychosocial Outcomes Across Three Randomized Clinical Trials: Examining the Interaction Between Race/Ethnicity and Gender Role:Principal Investigator Completed Type:Grant

Grant: #8644\R25DA035163 Investigators:LaTrice Montgomery 02-01-2015 -04-30-2015 University of California, San Francisco Co-Occurring Marijuana Use Among African-American Young Adults Role:Principal Investigator Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:LaTrice Montgomery 03-01-2016 -06-01-2016 UC Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training Recruiting African American Marijuana Smokers on Twitter Role:Principal Investigator Completed Type:Grant

Investigators:LaTrice Montgomery 06-01-2010 -07-01-2010 American Psychological Association Ethnic Minority Enrichment in Research and Graduate Education (E.M.E.R.G.E.) Role:Principal Investigator Completed Type:Grant

Investigators:LaTrice Montgomery 06-01-2008 -09-01-2008 URC Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowship Grant Moderators of the Relation between Motivational Enhancement Therapy and Outcomes for African Americans: Substance Use and Retention Role:Principal Investigator Completed Type:Grant

Grant: #K23DA042130 Investigators:Montgomery, La'trice 08-15-2017 -07-31-2022 National Institute on Drug Abuse Twitter-Based Intervention for Young Adult African American Blunt Smokers Role:PI $146,790.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #R25OD023763 Investigators:Hardcastle, Valerie; Jacquez, Farrah; Maglo, Koffi; Malat, Jennifer; Maynard, Kathie; Montgomery, La'trice 09-15-2017 -07-31-2022 Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health GROWING COMMUNITY CHANGE RESEARCHERS Role:Collaborator $255,443.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #R25GM129234 Investigators:Jacquez, Farrah; Malat, Jennifer; Maynard, Kathie; Montgomery, La'trice 08-01-2018 -07-31-2022 National Institute of General Medical Sciences Growing Community Change Researchers in STEM Role:Collaborator $253,661.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #R40219 Investigators:Montgomery, La'trice 07-01-2020 -12-31-2021 UC's Collaborative Research Advancement Grant Program - Track 1: Pilot Teams A Mixed Methods Approach to a Longitudinal Assessment of the Health and Social Effects of Medical Marijuana Role:PI $25,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Abbreviated Publications

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Carroll, K.M., Montgomery, L., Horigan, V., & Haynes, L (2012. )Symposium: Secondary Analysis of Motivational Enhancement Therapy/Motivational Interviewing Studies .2012 National Institute of Drug Abuse Steering Committee Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.

Montgomery, L., Burlew, A.K., Kosinski, A.S., & Forcehimes, A. (2011. )The Efficacy of Motivational Enhancement Therapy with African American Substance Users. American Psychological Association Convention (Division 12 Social Hour, Winner of the APA Dalmas A. Taylor Award for Outstanding Research), Washington, District of Columbia.

Burlew, A.K., Peteet, B., Wilson, J., Smith, S., Montgomery, L., & Weekes, J. (2011. )Umoja Nia: Graduate School 101 .19th Annual Imhotep Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, Florida..

Montgomery, L. (2011. )Upward Bound University of Cincinnati Black History Program .Keynote Speaker at University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio..

Montgomery, L. (2011. )Graduate/Professional School Chat. Panel Member at University of Cincinnati Mcnair Scholars Event, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Montgomery, L. (2010. )Berea and Beyond for Psychology Majors .Keynote Speaker at Berea College Psi Chi Induction Ceremony, Berea, Kentucky.

Peteet, B., Montgomery, L., & Weekes, J. (2010. )Diversity Recruitment and Retention: Looking In and Reaching Out. University of Cincinnati Diversity Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio..

Montgomery, L. (2010. )The University of Cincinnati Association of Black Psychologists Student Circle .Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Montgomery, L., & Smith, S. (2009. )PTSD and Trauma in Delinquent Youth .Hillcrest Training School, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Crosby, L., Nichols, A., & Montgomery, L (2007. )Effective Parenting: Summary of Supporting Literature and Theoretical Models .Board of Beech Acres Parenting Center: Strengthening Families for Children, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Poster Presentations

Montgomery, L., Petry, N.M., & Carroll, K. (2012. )Moderating effects of race in clinical trial participation and outcomes among marijuana-dependent young adults .American Psychological Association Convention, NIDA/NIAAA Poster Session, Orlando, FL. .Level:National

Peteet, B., Montgomery, L., & Weekes, J. (2011. )Predictors of Imposter Phenomenon among high achieving ethnic minority undergraduate students. American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C.. .Level:National

Forcehimes, A., Masato, N., Montgomery, L., Burlew, A.K., Kosinski, A.S., & Kothari, P. (2011. )The relationship between therapist and gender/race matching and substance use outcomes across two Motivational Enhancement Therapy trials. .American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, DC. .Level:National

Forcehimes, A., Masato, N., Montgomery, L., Burlew, A.K., Kosinski, A.S., & Kothari, P. (2011. )The relationship between therapist and gender/race matching and substance use outcomes across two Motivational Enhancement Therapy trials. College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Hollywood, Florida.. .Level:National

Montgomery, L., Burlew, A.K., Kosinski, A.S., & Forcehimes, A. (2010. )The Efficacy of Motivational Enhancement Therapy with African American Substance Users. College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, Arizona. .

Forcehimes, A.A., Kosinski, A.A., Silva, O., Burlew, A.K., & Montgomery, L. (2010. )Is the Association of Therapeutic Alliance with Days of Use Always Negative? .College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, Arizona. .

Montgomery, L., Burlew, A.K., Kosinski, A.S., & Forcehimes, A.A. (2010. )The Efficacy of Motivational Enhancement Therapy with African American Substance Users. National Institute of Drug Abuse Blending Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. .

Forcehimes, A.A., Kosinski, A.S., Silva, O., Burlew, A.K., & Montgomery, L. (2010. )Is the Association of Therapeutic Alliance with Days of Use Always Negative? .National Institute of Drug Abuse Blending Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. .

Montgomery, L., Burlew, A.K., & Kosinski, A. (2008. )The Efficacy of Motivational Enhancement Therapy for African American Substance Users: Preliminary Findings. .National Institute of Health Summit: Eliminating Health Disparities, National Harbor, Maryland. .

Montgomery, L. (2008. )Proposal: Moderators of the Relation Between Motivational Enhancement Therapy and Outcomes for African Americans: Substance Use and Retention .14th Annual Black Graduate Conference in Psychology, Ann Arbor, Michigan. .

Montgomery, L., Mitchell, M.J., Foster, S., DePaola, M., Crosby, L., & Ross, M. (2007. )Relationships Between School and Residential Transitions and Mental Health Functioning for Youth with Severe Emotional Disturbances. 20th Annual Research Conference-A System of Care for Children’s Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base, Tampa, Florida. .

Paper Presentations

Peteet, B., Montgomery, L., & Weekes, J. (2011. )Predictors of Imposter Phenomenon among high achieving ethnic minority undergraduate students .Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:National

Montgomery, L., & Huddleston, D. (2009. )Colorism in the African American Community: Literature from the Present and Implications for the Future. Atlanta, Georgia. Level:International

Montgomery, L., Burlew, A.K., & Kosinski, A. (2009. )The Efficacy of Motivational Enhancement Therapy for African Americans. New Orleans, Louisiana. Level:Regional

Montgomery, L. (2008. )The Effects of Locus of Control and Stereotype Threat on Performance. .Oakland, California.. Level:International

Honors and Awards

2012 Council of Graduate Schools/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award, Nominee Status:Nomination

2012 American Psychological Association NIDA/NIAAA Early Career Investigators Award

2011 American Psychological Association Dalmas A. Taylor Award for Outstanding Research

2011 UC Graduate Student Governance Association Graduate Student of the Year

2011 UC Isabel and Mary Neff Scholarship, Psychology Department Nominee

2010 UC Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools Distinguished Masters Thesis, Nominee

2007 UC Albert C. Yates Scholar

2006 Mortar Board Senior Honor Society, Berea College

06-2010 -07-2010 Principal Investigator, UC American Psychological Association of Graduate Students Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (APAGS-CEMA) Grant Status:Recipient Level:National Type:Grant

06-2008 -09-2008 Principal Investigator, UC University Research Council Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowship Grant Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Grant

2004 Fleur de Lis Freshmen Honor Society, Berea College

2004 National Deans List

2004 Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology

2003 -2006 Berea College Deans List

Service

Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation (Ad Hoc Reviewer )Type:Editorial Service

The American Journal of Addictions (Ad Hoc Reviewer )

Nicotine and Tobacco Research (Ad Hoc Reviewer )

Journal of Personality Disorders (Ad Hoc Reviewer )

Behaviour Research and Therapy (Ad Hoc Reviewer )

Alcohol Clinical and Experimental Research (Ad Hoc Reviewer )

Journal of Health Communication (Ad Hoc Reviewer )

OMICS Publishing Group (Ad Hoc Reviewer )

American Psychological Association Program Committee, Divisions 12 and 45 Type:Editorial Service 2011

(UC Counseling Program Website Redesign Committee )Type:Departmental Service 2012 -To Present

(Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) Cincinnati Student Circle (Founder and President) )Type:Departmental Service 2010 -2011

(Ethnic Minority Enrichment in Research and Graduate Education (EMERGE) )Type:Departmental Service 2009 -2010

Colloquium Committee (UC Psychology Department) Type:Departmental Service 2009

Diversity Committee (UC Psychology Department) Type:Departmental Service 2008 -2011

Psi Chi (UC Chapter) 2007

Psi Chi (Berea College Chapter) Type:Departmental Service 2004 -2006

UC College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services Mentoring Scholars of Color Committee, 2012 Type:University/College Service

UC Institutional Review Board Advisory Committee (IRBAC) Type:University/College Service 2010

Southern Mutual Help Association Volunteer Type:Community Service 2006

Sickle Cell Disease Research and Education Day Type:Community Service 2004 -2010

Hunger Hurts Food Drive-Berea College Type:Community Service 2004 -2005

Post Graduate Training and Education

2009-2011 Preparing Future Faculty Certificate (UC), Primary Instructors: Pamela Baker, PhD, & John Bryan, PhD, University of Cincinnati, ,Cincinnati, OH

2008-2009 Center for Statistical Consultation and Research: Applied Structural Equation Modeling Workshop , Instructor: Laura Klem, AB, University of Michigan, ,

2011-2012 Options in Psychotherapy Training: 4 Scientifically Validated Behavioral Treatments (OPT4) , Principal Investigator: Steve Martino, PhD, Yale University School of Medicine, ,

Professional Affiliation

2010 -To Present: National Institute of Drug Abuse Minority Interest Group,

2007 -To Present: American Psychological Association (Divisions 1, 12, 38, 45, 50),

2007 -To Present: American Psychological Association of Graduate Students,

2007 -To Present: Sisters of the Academy (SOTA),

2007 -To Present: Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi),

Courses Taught

Abnormal Psychology

Abnormal Human Behavior

Advanced Cultural Competence in Substance Abuse Counseling

Motivational Interviewing

Ecologically Based Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment for Couples, Families and Communities