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Biography

Dr. Cronce is an Associate Professor with appointments in the Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services and the Prevention Science Institute. Dr. Cronce's research and clinical interests focus on the prevention of harms related to alcohol use, drug use, gambling, and other health-risk behaviors among college students and other young adults. Her research interests extend to dietary behaviors and physical activity in this population, especially as they interact with alcohol use to predict overall risk for consequences. Dr. Cronce has co-authored numerous publications on the topic of individual-focused alcohol prevention, including three large-scale reviews in 2002, 2007 and 2011, the first of which helped form the basis of recommendations made by the NIAAA Task Force on College Drinking. Her latest collaboration with NIAAA resulted in the College Alcohol Intervention Matrix (College AIM), a resource for all stakeholders interested in prevention of college student drinking-related harms. Her research experience is complimented by her training in clinical psychology in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, which she has applied to the treatment of substance use disorders, eating disorders, gambling disorder, and other disorders marked by emotion dysregulation. Dr. Cronce is licensed as a psychologist in Oregon.