Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute

Therese M. Grant PhD


Professor (retired), UW Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Associate Director (retired), UW Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute


PhD, Epidemiology, University of Washington
MEd, University of Oregon
BA, Cum Laude, Western Washington University

Research Interests

  • Teratogenic effects of prenatal alcohol and drug exposure
  • Prevention of prenatal alcohol and drug exposure
  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders across the lifespan, health, and neurobehavior
  • Intervention for pregnant and parenting women with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders


  • Ann Streissguth, PhD, Endowed Professorship in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, University of Washington (2010-2022)
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington (2016-2022)
  • Principal Investigator, Washington State Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP) (1991-2020)
  • Expert Panel Member, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Center for Excellence (2007-2012)
  • Expert Panel, National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, Washington, DC (2017-2018)
  • Vice Chair, King County Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Administrative Board (2012-2016)
  • Advisory Board, King County Superior Court, Family Treatment Court (2004-2018)
  • Scientific Advisory Board, United Indians of All Tribes Foundation Ina Maka Program (2011-2020)


Research & Other Projects