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Gregory Schrimsher Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

South Plains Alcohol and Addiction Research Center

School of Medicine

Email: Gregory.Schrimsher@ttuhsc.edu

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Areas of Expertise:

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol
  • Drugs


Graduate School: Ph.D. in neuroscience, University of Florida, 1992
Ph.D. in clinical psychology , University of Houston, 2004
Postdoctoral: University of Mississippi Health Sciences Center, 2005


Schrimsher is a licensed psychologist by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.

Center for Neurobiological Sciences Fellowship. University of Florida, National Research Service Award, NIMH Training Grant, 1988-1992
Shell Oil Company Foundation Scholarship, University of Houston, 2003-2004
Giles C. McCrary Endowed Chair in Addiction Medicine, TTUHSC, 2006-Present


Schrimsher is an assistant professor and the Giles C. McCrary Endowed Chair in Addiction Medicine with the Department of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at TTUHSC.

Prior to joining TTUHSC in 2006, Schrimsher served as an instructor/postdoctoral fellow at the University of Mississippi Medical Center/Jackson VA Medical Center, and then as a staff psychologist at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, Miss.

Schrimsher is a member of the Society for Neuroscience, the American Psychological Association, the International Neuropsychological Society, the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, the Research Society on Alcoholism, the editorial board of the Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, and the Institutional Review Board for TTUHSC.

  Research Interests   Cognitive effects of alcohol and substance use
College-aged binge drinking
Effects of lifetime alcohol use