Natacha M DeGenna, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Epidemiology

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.
Yolanda Duncan

Education & Training

Concordia University Developmental Psychology
University of PittsburghSubstance Use Epidemiology

Professional Affiliations

Member, Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Member, Society for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco
Member, College for Problems of Drug Dependence

Selected Honors & Awards

Outstanding Reviewer, Drug and Alcohol Dependence

Research Interests

Substance use; Maternal and child health; Reproductive health in vulnerable populations
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. De Genna NM, Goldschmidt L, Day NL, Cornelius MD. Prenatal tobacco exposure, maternal postnatal nicotine dependence and adolescent risk for nicotine dependence: Birth cohort study. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 2017 Feb 24.
  2. De Genna NM, Goldschmidt L, Day NL, Cornelius MD. Maternal trajectories of cigarette use as a function of maternal age and race. Addictive behaviors. 2017 Feb 28;65:33-9.
  3. De Genna NM, Feske U, Angiolieri T, Gold MA. Race and sexually transmitted diseases in women with and without borderline personality disorder. Journal of Women's Health. 2011 Mar 1;20(3):333-40.
  4. De Genna NM, Cornelius MD, Donovan JE. Risk factors for young adult substance use among women who were teenage mothers. Addictive behaviors. 2009 May 31;34(5):463-70.
  5. De Genna NM, Cornelius MD, Cook RL. Marijuana use and sexually transmitted infections in young women who were teenage mothers. Women's Health Issues. 2007 Oct 31;17(5):300-9.