Tanya Schlam, PhD, is an associate scientist at UW-CTRI. Dr. Schlam earned her bachelor’s degree from Yale University and her PhD in clinical psychology from Rutgers. She completed her predoctoral clinical internship in the University of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry, including an elective rotation at UW-CTRI.
Dr. Schlam’s research focuses on health-behavior change (including smoking cessation). She is interested in developing interventions to help people acquire behavioral and cognitive control skills to optimize health outcomes in the face of environmental, interpersonal, and psychological challenges.