Elizabeth B. Federman

Campus: Springfield



  • ScD, Psychiatric Epidemiology, 1995, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • B.A., Psychology with English Literature, 1988, Swarthmore College



  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics for the Health Sciences
  • Software Applications & Data Sources in Public Health
  • Research Methods
  • Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Professional experience

Selected Publications:

Brown E, Nonnemaker J, Federman EB, Farrelly M, Kipnis S.  Impact of tobacco-free regulation on attitudes, practices, and services provided in substance use disorder treatment facilities.  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 2012;42:319-27.

Wagner TH, Harris KM, Federman B, Dai L, Luna Y, Humphreys K.  Prevalence of substance use disorders among veterans and comparable non-veterans from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health.  Psychological Services 2007;4:149-57.

Piper ME, Federman EB, McCarthy D, Bolt DM, Smith SS, Fiore MC, Baker TB. Efficacy of bupropion alone and in combination with nicotine gum. Nicotine & Tobacco Research 2007;9:947-54.

Bray RM, Bae KH, Federman EB, Wheeless SC:  Regional Differences in Alcohol Use Among U.S. Military Personnel.  Journal of Studies on Alcohol 2005;66:229-38.

Jordan BK, Federman EB, Burns BJ, Schlenger WE, Fairbank JA, Caddell JM.  Lifetime use of mental health and substance abuse treatment services by incarcerated women felons.  Psychiatric Services 2002;53:317-25

Ouimette, P., Humphreys, K., Moos, R.H., Finney, J.W., Cronkite, R., Federman, B:  “Self-help group participation among substance use disorder patients with posttraumatic stress disorder.”  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment2001;20:25-32.

Federman EB, Bray RM, Kroutil LA:  Deployment and substance use among military women and men.  Military Psychology 2000;12:205-20.

Ennett ST, Federman EB, Bailey SL, Ringwalt CL, Hubbard ML: Profiles and correlates of Human Immunodeficiency Virus risk in runaway and homeless youth.  Journal of Adolescent Health, 1999;25:344-53.

Federman EB, Costello EJ, Angold A, Farmer EMZ, Erkanli A: Great Smoky Mountains Study: Development of substance use and psychiatric comorbidity in two ethnic groups.  Drug and Alcohol Dependence 1997;44:69-78.

Lyketsos K, Federman EB:  Psychiatric disorder and HIV infection:  Impacting one another. Epidemiologic Reviews 1995;17:152-64.


Research and professional interests

  • Comorbidity of substance use and psychiatric disorders
  • Application of epidemiologic methods in program evaluation
  • Tobacco cessation and control
  • High risk populations
  • Mental health services


Awards and honors

  • 2001-2002 - Post-doctoral trainee, National Cancer Institute Training in Cancer Biostatistics, University of Wisconsin Madison (Dr. Richard Chappell, adviser)