The Addictive, Compulsive and Impulsive Disorders (ACID) research/clinical group has a variety of treatment services and clinical trial opportunities available in the areas of substance addiction, impulse control, and obsessive compulsive disorder.

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Jon e. grant

Jon e. grant

Director, ACID clinic

Jon Grant, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Chicago and directs the ACID research lab for at the University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Dr. Grant completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, a master’s degree at the University of Chicago, a law degree from Cornell University, a medical degree from Brown University, and a masters degree in public health from Harvard University. Dr. Grant is a board-certified psychiatrist.

Dr. Grant has written over 400 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on the phenomenology and pharmacological management of substance use disorders and impulse control disorders, particularly pathological gambling, kleptomania, and grooming disorders. He is the author of “Stop Me Because I Can’t Stop Myself,” a book on impulse control disorders published by McGraw-Hill (2002) (co-authored with Dr. Suck Won Kim), and is the co-editor (along with Marc Potenza) of two books published by the American Psychiatric Association, “Pathological Gambling: A Clinical Guide to Treatment” (2004) and “A Textbook of Men’s Mental Health.” He also lead-authored a book on the treatment of impulse control disorders using evidence-based cognitive behavior therapy (with Brian Odlaug and Chris Donahue).  Dr. Grant’s research is funded by the National Institutes of Mental Health.

Eve Chesivoir

Eve Chesivoir

Research Coordinator

Eve Chesivoir, B.A is a Research Coordinator at the ACID Lab. She graduated from Carleton College with a BA in Psychology and a Music Performance Minor. She has previously worked as a research assistant at Carleton’s Health Psychology Lab and as an independent student researcher at the Carleton College Office of Disability Services. She is excited to be working on addiction and impulse control research in the University of Chicago’s Department of Psychiatry.

Stephanie Valle

Stephanie Valle

Research Coordinator

Stephanie Valle, B.A, is a Research Coordinator at the ACID Lab in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Chicago. She graduated from Carleton College with a Psychology Major and Spanish Minor. She previously worked as an intern at the ACID Lab. She is currently working on impulse control and addiction research and is especially interested in quality of life and stress response across various addictive, compulsive, and impulsive disorders.

Julia Paz

Julia Paz

Intern, University of Chicago Undergrad