Lynn Oswald, PhD, RN

Lynn Oswald, PhD, RN
  • Associate Professor
    Family and Community Health
Location:
Room 555B, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-0928
Email:
oswald@umaryland.edu

Education

  • Post-doctoral fellow, Psychoneuroendocrinology/Addiction, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
  • PhD, Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences,
  • MSN, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing,
  • BS, Nursing, University of Wisconsin School of Nursing,

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Date:
    2012 - 2013
    Title:
    Conditional Performance Imaging Pilot Study
    Sponsoring Organization:
    University of Maryland School of Nursing DRIF Award
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2008 - 2014
    Title:
    Imaging Research on Impulsivity, Stress, and Drug Abuse
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIH/NIDA
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2001 - 2006
    Title:
    Hypothalamic/Pituitary/Adrenal Axis and Alcoholism
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIH/NIAAA
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
  • Date:
    2002 - 2004
    Title:
    Stress, Dopamine, HPA=axis, and Alcohol Sensitivity
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIH/NIAAA
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    1999 - 2001
    Title:
    Research on Individual Sensitivity to Benzodiazepines
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIH/NIDA
    Role:
    Principal

Research Interests

  • Interrelationships among neurobiological (hormonal, brain function), behavioral (risk-taking, pain and opioid sensitivity), and environmental (stress, childhood trauma) risks for substance use, stress, and pain-related disorders.

Publications

  • Publication Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Early life stress as a predictor of co-occurring Alcohol Use Disorder and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
    Journal Name:
    Alcohol Research: Current Reviews
  • Publication Year:
    2016
    Title:
    Comments and controversies: Piecing together the neurobiology of decision-making.
    Journal Name:
    NeuroImage
  • Publication Year:
    2015
    Title:
    Risky decision-making and ventral striatal dopamine responses to amphetamine: a positron emission tomography [(11)C]raclopride study in healthy adults.
    Journal Name:
    NeuroImage
  • Publication Year:
    2014
    Title:
    History of childhood adversity is positively associated with ventral striatal dopamine responses to amphetamine.
    Journal Name:
    Psychopharmacology
  • Publication Year:
    2013
    Title:
    Volunteerism and self-selection bias in human positron emission tomography neuroimaging research.
    Journal Name:
    Brain imaging and behavior
  • Publication Year:
    2007
    Title:
    Impulsivity and chronic stress are associated with amphetamine-induced striatal dopamine release.
    Journal Name:
    NeuroImage
  • Publication Year:
    2007
    Title:
    Association of amphetamine-induced striatal dopamine release and cortisol responses to psychological stress.
    Journal Name:
    Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Publication Year:
    2006
    Title:
    Relationship between cortisol responses to stress and personality.
    Journal Name:
    Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Publication Year:
    2006
    Title:
    The mu-opioid receptor polymorphism A118G predicts cortisol responses to naloxone and stress.
    Journal Name:
    Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Publication Year:
    2005
    Title:
    Relationships among ventral striatal dopamine release, cortisol secretion, and subjective responses to amphetamine.
    Journal Name:
    Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology

Presentations

  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Positron Emission Tomography Study of Relationships between Striatal Dopamine Function and Individual Differences in Big Five Personality Traits
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    College of Problems on Drug Dependence 81st Annual Scientific Meeting
    Sponsoring Organization:
    CPDD
    Location:
    San Antonio TX United States
  • Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Exploratory Analysis of Striatal Dopamine Function in Non-Dependent Binge Drinkers
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Maryland Neuroimaging Retreat 2018
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States
  • Year:
    2016
    Title:
    Preliminary Examination of the Role of Striatal Dopamine Function in Risk-Taking Behavior in Binge Drinkers
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Dopamine 2016
    Location:
    Vienna Austria
  • Year:
    2013
    Title:
    Differentiation of the Neurobiological Effects of Amphetamine and Amphetamine-Like Stimulants
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 60th Annual Meeting
    Location:
    Vancouver Canada
  • Year:
    2013
    Title:
    Risk-Taking and Stress are Positively Associated with Amphetamine-Induced Dopamine Release in Humans
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    14th Congress of the European Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism
    Location:
    Warsaw Poland
  • Year:
    2013
    Title:
    Pilot Study Using a Novel Adaptation of the Trier Social Stress Test to Examine Effects of Stress on Neural and Behavioral Correlates of Risk-Taking
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    36th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism
    Location:
    Orlando FL United States
  • Year:
    2011
    Title:
    History of Early Childhood Trauma is Positively Associated with Ventral Striatal Dopamine Responses to Amphetamine
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    American College on Neuropsychopharmacology
    Location:
    Waikoloa HI United States
  • Year:
    2011
    Title:
    Associations between Amphetamine-Induced Dopamine Release and Real-Time Impulsive Responding
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    College of Problems on Drug Dependence 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting
    Location:
    Hollywood FL United States
  • Year:
    2011
    Title:
    Reward and Punishment Expectations Modify Behavior and Brain Activity Patterns Associated with Visual Discrimination
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    International Congress on Schizophrenia Research
    Location:
    Colorado Springs CO United States
  • Year:
    2010
    Title:
    Inverted-U Shape Relation Links Impulsivity and Dopamine Receptor Availability in Ventral Striatum
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    8th International Symposium on Functional Neuroreceptr Mapping of the Living Brain
    Location:
    Glasgow Scotland

Primary Teaching Areas

  • Biostatistics for Evidence-Based Practice Neurophysiology of Mental Disorders

Honors/Awards

  • Name:
    Kenneth A. Lattman Foundation Fellowship Award
    Date:
    2003
  • Name:
    NIDA Director's Travel Award to CPDD 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Date:
    2000
  • Name:
    GSBS Travel Award to CPDD 60th Annual Scientific Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ
    Sponsoring organization:
    University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston GSBS
    Date:
    1998
  • Name:
    Millie Field Research Assistance Award
    Date:
    1989
  • Name:
    John P. McGovern Study of Substance Abuse and Alcoholism Grant
    Date:
    1987

Academic and Professional Activities

University

  • Date:
    2017 - 2019
    Organization:
    UMB-SON Appointments, Promotion, Tenure (APT) Committee
    Role:
    Committee member
  • Date:
    2018 - 2018
    Organization:
    UMB Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) Accelerated Translational Incubator Pilot (ATIP) Grant Program
    Role:
    Grant reviewer
  • Date:
    2015 - 2015
    Organization:
    Guidelines for Authorship of Research and Scholarly Publications Committee
    Role:
    Member
  • Date:
    2011 - 2011
    Organization:
    Interview Committe for Senior Statistician
    Role:
    Member
  • Date:
    2010 - 2010
    Organization:
    University of Maryland SOM Department of Psychiatry Research Day
    Role:
    Poster presentation judge

Professional

  • Date:
    2018 - 2018
    Organization:
    NIH Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group ZDA1-JXB-N for RFA-DA-19-006 “Workshops on the Use of Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Data (R25)
    Role:
    Grant Reviewer/Referee
  • Date:
    2018 - 2018
    Organization:
    Italian Ministry of Health (MOH), Department of Public Health International Evaluation Process 2018
    Role:
    Grant Reviewer/Referee
  • Date:
    2017 - 2017
    Organization:
    Italian Ministry of Health (MOH)
    Role:
    Grant Reviewer/Referee
  • Date:
    2015 - 2015
    Organization:
    NIH Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2015/10 ZRG1 PSE-D (51) R for RFA-DA-15-015 Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study (U01)
    Role:
    Grant Reviewer/Referee
  • Date:
    2014 - 2014
    Organization:
    Italian Ministry of Health (MOH), Department of Public Health International Evaluation Process 2012-2013
    Role:
    Grant Reviewer/Referee
  • Date:
    2013 - 2013
    Organization:
    Italian Ministry of Health (MOH), Department of Public Health and Innovation International Evaluation Process 2011-2012
    Role:
    Grant Reviewer/Referee
  • Date:
    2012 - 2012
    Organization:
    NIH Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2012/05 ZRG1 EMNR-Q (50) R for P50 Applications RFA-OD-11-003 Specialized Centers of Interdisciplinary Research on Sex Differences
    Role:
    Grant Reviewer/Referee
  • Date:
    2011 - 2011
    Organization:
    NIH Scientific Review Grou, NIDA Imaging - Science Track Award for Research Transition (I/START) [R03] program, ZDA1 GXM-A (02) 1
    Role:
    Grant Reviewer/Referee
  • Date:
    2005 - 2019
    Organization:
    Translational Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, NeuroImage, PLOS ONE, Current Opinions in Behavioral Sciences, International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, Psychopharmacology, Biological Psychology, Archives of General Psychiatry, Schizophrenia Bulletin, The Open Psychology Journal
    Role:
    Manuscript Reviewer/Referee
  • Date:
    2010 - 2010
    Organization:
    Sourthern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) 2011 Annual Conference
    Role:
    Abstract Reviewer