THKELLY

Thomas Kelly PhD
Associate Dean for Research and Robert Straus Professor

As the Associate Dean for Research, Thomas H. Kelly, PhD, oversees the development of the College of Nursing’s research portfolio. Responsibilities include increasing research productivity, promoting collaborations and research centers, promoting competitiveness and compliance, encouraging faculty professional growth, and leading, directing and supporting all activities related to research initiatives with in the College of Nursing. Dr. Kelly assumed the role of associate dean for research in Spring 2012 He is the Robert Straus Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department of Behavioral Science in the College of Medicine; Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Director of Research Education, Training and Career Development for the Center for Clinical and Translational Science; and a member of the Center for Drug Abuse Research. Dr. Kelly is a clinical behavioral pharmacologist with over 30 years of research and training experience in the experimental analysis of drug-behavior interactions with an emphasis on individual differences in drug abuse vulnerability. He has been continuously funded by NIH since receiving an NRSA F32 award in 1984 and has been a member of multiple NIH and VA Study Sections and for several years served as a regular member of the NIDA K study section, reviewing NIDA’s “K” and “T” training grant applications. He is the Scientific Director for the NIDA-supported Center for Drug Abuse Research Translation and PI of Center Project 2, entitled ‘Drug Abuse Liability and Sensation-Seeking Status,’ which examines individual differences drug abuse vulnerability. Dr. Kelly has more than 100 peer-reviewed publications, served on over 40 graduate dissertation committees. He is the Director of Training, Education and Mentoring of the University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science.

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 323-5206

Fax: (859) 323-1057

Email: thkelly@uky.edu

Office: 501E COLLEGE OF NURSING BLDG

Education

Postdoc, VA Medical Center/Louisiana State University School of Medicine, 1985
PHD, Univ Of Minnesota, 1983
BA, College Of St Thomas, 1978

Interests

Drug behavior interactions; individual differences in drug abuse vulnerability

CV

Dr. Tom Kelly's CV

Publications

Joseph, J. E. Kelly, T. H. Lile, J. A. The neurobiological basis of personality risk for addiction Biological Research on Addiction: Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders. (2013), Academic Press 2 401.

Bardo, M. Neisewander, J. L. Kelly, T. H. Individual differences and social influences on the neurobehavioral pharmacology of abused drugs. (2013), Pharmacological Reviews 65 (1), 255-290.

Lee, D. C. Martin, C. A. Kelly, T. H. Acute effects of alcohol on inhibitory control and subsequent tobacco use in young adult occasional smokers. (2013), The College on Problems of Drug Dependence

Lile, J. P. Kelly, T. H. Hays, L. R. Separate and Combined Effects of gabapentin and Delta 9-THC doses in cannabis users discriminating Delta 9-THC. (2013), College on Problems of Drug Dependence

Lile, J. P. Kelly, T. H. Charnigo, R. J. Stinchcomb, A. L. Hays, L. R. Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic profile of supratherapeutic oral doses of 9-THC in cannabis users. (2013), Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 53 (7), 680-690.

Presentations

Burkhart, P. V., Kelly, T. H., Ashford, K. B. 2016, February. Developing the Next Generation of SNRS Nurse Scientists. Southern Nursing Research Society Conference,, Williamsburg, VA .

Chism, L. E., Harvanko, A. M., Martin, C. A., Charnigo, R., Fogel, J. S., Lile, J. A., Kelly, T. H. 2014, March. Personality Influences on the Cognitive Effects of d-Amphetamine. Center for Clinical and Translational Science Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY .

Fogel, J., Kelly, T. H., Charnigo, R., Harvanko, A., Lile, J. P. 2014, March. Sex Differences in Subjective and Physiological Responses to Oral Δ9-THC in Regular Cannabis Users. Center for Clinical and Translational Science Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY .

Harvanko, A. M., Martin, C. A., Charnigo, R., Fogel, J. S., Lile, J. A., Kelly, T. H. 2014, March. The relationship between sensation seeking and disinhibition on d-amphetamine taking behavior. Center for Clinical and Translational Science Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY .

Areephanthu, C. J., Bole, R., Stratton, T. D., Kelly, T. H., Sawaya, B. P. 2014, March. Training and Career Paths of Professional Student Mentored Research Fellowship (PSMRF) Participants.. Center for Clinical and Translational Science Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY .