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Anne Elizabeth Ray, PhD, MEd
Assistant Professor
Contact: | 859.218.4944



PhD, Biobehavioral Health

The Pennsylvania State University


MEd, Counselor Education

The Pennsylvania State University


BS, Psychology

The Pennsylvania State University


Dr. Anne Ray is an Assistant Professor of Health, Behavior & Society. She is a prevention scientist with research interests in the (1) etiology and prevention of high-risk substance use among adolescent and emerging adult populations, (2) utilization of technology to adapt, improve, and extend the reach of evidenced-based programming, and (3) application of dissemination and implementation science frameworks to scale up evidence-based programming and improve program dissemination for maximum impact. Her current funded work focuses on the development and evaluation of a web-app to increase parent-teen communication around alcohol use, funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.


Research Interests:
  • Substance use prevention
  • Adolescents and young adult risk behavior
  • eHealth and mHealth
  • Dissemination and implementation science
  • Adaptive intervention designs
  • Community-engaged research