Research Scientist

David Eddie, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Dr. David Eddie is a research scientist at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Recovery Research Institute and Center for Addiction Medicine, a clinical psychologist in Massachusetts General Hospital’s Department of Psychiatry, and an instructor at Harvard Medical School. His current research, supported by NIAAA and internal awards from Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard University is seeking to better understand affective and psychophysiological factors that heighten addiction relapse risk. Additionally, Dr. Eddie is conducting research aimed at developing cutting-edge, mobile health (mHealth) interventions driven by wearable biosensors. He is also interested in addiction treatment and recovery processes, as well as drug and treatment policy, and is membership chair for the American Psychological Association’s Society of Addiction Psychology.

A licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Eddie received his Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University with honors in psychology, and his PhD from Rutgers University, where he conducted research at the Center of Alcohol Studies. Dr. Eddie undertook his clinical residency at Massachusetts General Hospital before completing his post-doctoral training as a Harvard Medical School Livingston Fellow at the Recovery Research Institute.

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