ARTT Center of Excellence UT Health San Antonio




NIDA T32 Training Program:
Postdoctoral Training in Drug Abuse Research
Behavior & Neurobiology

Past Trainees



Nora Charles, Ph.D.

Years on Training Grant: 2012-2015
Faculty Mentor: Drs. Donald M Dougherty and Ashley Acheson
Current Position: Assistant Professor (tenure track), University of Southern Mississippi

Rheaclare Fraser-Spears, Ph.D.

Years on Training Grant: 2013-2015
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Lynette C Daws
Current Position: Assistant Professor, tenure track, Feik School of Pharmacy, University of the Incarnate Word

Tara Karns-Wright, Ph.D.

Years on Training Grant: 2013-2016
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Donald M Dougherty
Current Position: Assistant Professor, UT Health San Antonio

Sara (Lake) Hagan, Ph.D.

Years on Training Grant: 2013-2014
Faculty Mentor: Drs. Donald M Dougherty, John Roache
Current Position: Data Scientist/Statistician, Nordstrom’s People Analytics

Audrey Hager, Ph.D.

Years on Training Grant: 2015-2017
Faculty Mentor: Drs. Michael Beckstead, Lynette Daws
Current Position: UT Health San Antonio

Brittney Linde, Ph.D.

Years on Training Grant: 2015-2016
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Donald M Dougherty
Current Position: Associate Research Scientist at Organizational Wellness and Learning Systems (OWLS)

David Maguire, Ph.D.

Years on Training Grant: 2011-2013
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Charles P France
Current Position: Instructor, Department of Pharmacology, UT Health San Antonio

Vanessa Minervini, Ph.D.

Years on Training Grant: 2015-2017
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Charles P France
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology, UT Health San Antonio

Jessica Solis, Ph.D.

Years on Training Grant: 2016-2017
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Donald Dougherty & Dr. Stacy Ryan
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University

Jesse Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Years on Training Grant: 2011-2012
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Lance R McMahon
Current Position: Clinical Research Associate, INC Research

Katherine Serafine, Ph.D.

Years on Training Grant: 2013-2015
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Charles P France
Current Position: Assistant Professor (tenure track), University of Texas El Paso

The project described is supported by Award Number T32DA031115 from the National Institute On Drug Abuse. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institute On Drug Abuse or the National Institutes of Health.