Contact Information

Associate Professor
University of Houston
Graduate College of Social Work
Room: 303 Social Work Building
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199

Office (713) 743-2086

bordnick@uh.edu

Membership Information

Membership Category:
Research Scientist

Member Since: 2013

 

Patrick Bordnick, Ph.D.

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Education

MPH    University of South Florida
Ph.D.   University of Georgia
MSW,  University of Michigan
B.S.     Madonna University

Research Statement

Current projects include: Virtual reality systems for assessing drug use triggers and craving, Virtual reality treatment software for nicotine dependence, Virtual reality programs for studying drug use contexts, and testing clinical teaching systems based on artificial intelligence platforms. Patrick Bordnick is one of the foremost experts in the world on virtual reality cue reactivity.

About Me

Dr. Patrick S. Bordnick is an Associate Professor with the University of Houston-Graduate College of Social Work. Dr. Bordnick has over fifteen years experience in clinical and laboratory research on cocaine, marijuana, alcohol, amphetamine, and nicotine addiction. Dr. Bordnick has been funded as a research fellow by NIDA (F-32), and has individual grants for nicotine-2R42DA016085-02, 1R41DA016085-01, alcohol- 1R41AA014312-01A1, and cannabis-1R41 DA018454-01. Dr. Bordnick is Co-researcher on many NIH funded projects and has had numerous state and privately funded projects on drug craving and reactivity. Dr. Bordnick received an international award in 2004 for outstanding scientific merit in VR drug abuse research from the Canada Chair in Cyber Psychology.
Patrick envisions a world where humans interact seamlessly with technology, to improve teaching, research, therapy, and aid in knowledge building. Using technology to solve real world problems has been the hallmark of his work. Current projects include: Virtual reality systems for assessing drug use triggers and craving, Virtual reality treatment software for nicotine dependence, Virtual reality programs for studying drug use contexts, and testing clinical teaching systems based on artificial intelligence platforms. Patrick Bordnick is one of the foremost experts in the world on virtual reality cue reactivity.