Victoria Coleman-Cowger, Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychologist and Principal Research Scientist with Battelle in Baltimore, MD. She collaborates with University of Maryland and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists on grant projects related to perinatal smoking cessation and relapse prevention. Dr. Coleman-Cowger has published widely in peer-reviewed journals on the topics of women's health, mental health, substance use, and health disparity issues.
Coleman-Cowger, V. H. (2012). Smoking cessation intervention for pregnant women: A call for extension to the postpartum period. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16, 937-940.
Coleman-Cowger, V. H. (2012). Mental Health Treatment Need among Pregnant and Postpartum Women/Girls Entering Substance Abuse Treatment. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 26, 345-350.
Coleman-Cowger, V. H., Dennis, M. L., Funk, R. R., Godley, S. H., & Lennox, R. D. (2013). Comparison of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI) and the Global Appraisal of Individual needs (GAIN) in Predicting the Effectiveness of Drug Treatment Programs for Pregnant and Postpartum Women. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 44, 34-41.
Coleman-Cowger, V. H., & Catlin, M. L. (2013). Changes in Tobacco Use Patterns among Adolescents in Substance Abuse Treatment. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 45, 227-234.
Scott, C. K., Coleman-Cowger, V. H., & Funk, R. R. (2014). Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder among Substance-Using Women Entering Cook County Jail. Women & Criminal Justice. 24, 44-61.
Coleman-Cowger, V. H., Anderson, B. L., Mahoney, J., & Schulkin, J. (2014). Smoking Cessation during Pregnancy and Postpartum: Practice Patterns among Obstetrician-Gynecologists. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 8, 14-24.
Coleman-Cowger, V.H., Ihnes, P., Belur, V. K., Dennis, M. L., & Scott, C. K. (in press). The impact of co-occurring substance use and other psychiatric disorders on risk behaviors by age. Drogues: Sante et Societe.
England, L., Anderson, B., Tong, V., Schulkin, J., Mahoney, J., Coleman-Cowger, V.H., & Melstrom, P. (in press).
Screening practices and attitudes of obstetricians-gynecologists toward new and emerging tobacco products. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.