Positive Approaches to Health Disparities and Substance Use

The PATHS Lab utilizes a mentorship model and strongly believes in collaboration between lab members. Through weekly lab meetings, projects and ideas are collaborated on and students obtain valuable feedback from peers and Dr. Spillane.

​Dr. Spillane will be accepting applications for a graduate student for the Fall 2023-2024 school year. Members of marginalized and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

The PATHS Lab, within the Psychology department at the University of Rhode Island focuses on researching substance use and health disparities among diverse and multicultural populations. The PATHS Lab’s emerging research particularly focuses on applying positive psychology to better understand addictive behaviors.

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