Addiction Affinity Group

UIC Department of Psychiatry


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Addiction Affinity Group

Please see below for our current schedule or visit Alcohol Research Center for more information.

The Addiction Affinity Group is a discussion-based opportunity for clinicians and researchers (clinical and basic science) to discuss addiction (ideas, issues, cases, data, etc.), promote drug addiction research, and foster collaborations. Meetings will be held on the third Thursday of each month. You can contact Dr. Natania Crane ( or Dr. Elizabeth Glover ( with any ideas or feedback.

Upcoming events


Addiction Affinity Group: Niranjan Karnik, MD, PhD

Category Topic and Speaker
  • Using Data Science and Machine Learning to Address Substance Use in the Hospital Setting
  • Niranjan Karnik MD PhD
    • Visiting Professor of Psychiatry
    • Director, Institute for Juvenile Research
    • Co-Director, Digital Mental Health Program
    • Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine
    • University of Illinois at Chicago
Date and Time
  • Thursday, December 15, 2022
  • 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
    • In-person
    • School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
    • 1601 W. Taylor St.
    • Chicago IL 60612
    • Conference Room
      • 366