Renee Goodwin

ISPH Deputy Director
Professor of Epidemiology

Ph.D Clinical Psychology
Northwestern University

M.P.H Epidemiology
Columbia University

B.S Human Development (Honors)
Cornell University

renee.goodwin@sph.cuny.edu

Dr. Goodwin has received training in clinical psychology, psychiatry, health services research and epidemiology. The overarching focus of her research—psychiatric and substance use epidemiology from a lifecourse perspective—involves the intersection of these disciplines. She brings over 15 years of experience in NIH-funded research on the epidemiology of mental disorders (with a focus on depression, anxiety), substance use disorders (with a focus on tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use) and asthma/allergy and other physical health conditions in terms of their co-occurrence with mental health and substance use both within individuals over time, as well as a focus on changes in trends at a population level over time.

She has published over 195 papers in peer reviewed journals and currently serves as a Deputy Editor for Nicotine and Tobacco Research. She is a member of the College of Problems on Drug Dependence and the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.

Dr. Goodwin is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and an Associate Faculty Member in the Health Psychology and Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at Hunter College.

Dr. Goodwin’s implementation experience focuses on the study of the interrelationships between behavior disorders, cigarette smoking and other substance use problems from an intergenerational life course perspective

Key projects: 

Recent publications:

Weinberger AH, Delnevo CD, Zhu J, Gbedemah M, Lee J, Cruz LN, Kashan RS, Goodwin RD. Trends in Cigar Use in the United States, 2002 to 2016: Diverging Trends by Race/Ethnicity. Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 Apr 23. pii: ntz060. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntz060. [Epub ahead of print]

Weinberger AH, Giovenco DP, Zhu J, Lee J, Kashan RS, Goodwin RD. Racial/ethnic differences in daily, nondaily, and menthol cigarette use and smoking quit ratios in the United States: 2002 to 2016. Prev Med. 2019 Apr 17. pii: S0091-7435(19)30133-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.04.009. [Epub ahead of print]

Theodore DA, Goodwin RD, Zhang YV, Schneider N, Gordon RJ. History of Depression and Increased Risk of Sternal Wound Infection After Cardiothoracic Surgery: A Novel and Potentially Modifiable Risk Factor. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Feb 15;6(3):ofz083. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofz083. eCollection 2019 Mar.

Weinberger AH, Pacek LR, Wall MM, Gbedemah M, Lee J, Goodwin RD. Cigarette smoking quit ratios among adults in the USA with cannabis use and cannabis use disorders, 2002-2016. Tob Control. 2019 Apr 5. pii: tobaccocontrol-2018-054590. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2018-054590. [Epub ahead of print]

Weinberger AH, Pacek LR, Sheffer CE, Budney AJ, Lee J, Goodwin RD. Serious psychological distress and daily cannabis use, 2008 to 2016: Potential implications for mental health? Drug Alcohol Depend. 2019 Feb 14;197:134-140. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.01.010. [Epub ahead of print]