Kirsten Smith, Ph.D.
Dr. Kirsten Smith is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Translational Addiction Medicine Branch, where she investigates use of the bioactive plant, kratom, using survey and social media data. She has expanded her methodology to include ecological momentary assessment, kratom product assay, and laboratory studies. Dr. Smith obtained her Master’s degree in clinical social work from the University of Kentucky and her Ph.D. at the University of Louisville.
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