Kevin L. Delucchi, PhD

Kevin L. Delucchi, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UCSF

Phone: (415) 476-4180 (voice)
UCSF Box 0984, San Francisco, CA 94143-0984

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Cancer Center Membership

Associate Member » Tobacco Control


University of San Francisco, BA, 1976, Psychology
University of California, Berkeley, MA, 1979, Quantitative Methods
University of California, Berkeley, PhD, 1986, Quantitative Methods

Professional Experience

  • 1984
    Teaching Fellow, Psychology Board, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • 1984-1990
    Research Assoc. & Computer Systems Resource Manager, Dev. Studies Center
  • 1985
    Visiting Lecturer, Psychology, Psychology Board, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • 1990-1994
    Senior Statistician, Treatment Research Unit, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1992-1994
    Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UCSF, Volunteer Faculty
  • 1994-present
    Assistant to Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UC San Francisco
  • 2005-present
    Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, UC San Francisco (secondary appt.)

Honors & Awards

  • 2003-2009
    Faculty, American Psychiatric Association Research Colloq for Jr Investigators
  • 2004-present
    Member, Special Emphasis Panels, NIH
  • 2007-present
    Chartered Member, CSR Study Section: Relapse, Prevention, and Intervention in Addictions

Selected Publications

  1. Ramo DE, Thrul J, Delucchi KL, Ling PM, Hall SM, Prochaska JJ. The Tobacco Status Project (TSP): Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of a Facebook smoking cessation intervention for young adults. BMC Public Health. 2015; 15(1):897.
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  2. Hickman NJ, Delucchi KL, Prochaska JJ. Treating Tobacco Dependence at the Intersection of Diversity, Poverty, and Mental Illness: A Randomized Feasibility and Replication Trial. Nicotine Tob Res. 2015 Aug; 17(8):1012-21.
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  3. de Haan MJ, Delucchi KL, Mathews CM, Cath DC. Tic symptom dimensions and their heritabilities in Tourette's syndrome. Psychiatr Genet. 2015 Jun; 25(3):112-8.
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  4. Prochaska JJ, Fromont SC, Ramo DE, Young-Wolff KC, Delucchi K, Brown RA, Hall SM. Gender differences in a randomized controlled trial treating tobacco use among adolescents and young adults with mental health concerns. Nicotine Tob Res. 2015 Apr; 17(4):479-85.
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  5. Peskin VA, Ordóñez A, Mackin RS, Delucchi K, Monge S, McGough JJ, Chavira DA, Berrocal M, Cheung E, Fournier E, Badner JA, Herrera LD, Mathews CA. Neuropsychological and dimensional behavioral trait profiles in Costa Rican ADHD sib pairs: Potential intermediate phenotypes for genetic studies. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2015 Jun; 168(4):247-57.
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  6. Bandiera FC, Anteneh B, Le T, Delucchi K, Guydish J. Tobacco-Related Mortality among Persons with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Problems. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3):e0120581.
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  7. Roberts SC, Delucchi K, Wilsnack SC, Foster DG. Receiving Versus Being Denied a Pregnancy Termination and Subsequent Alcohol Use: A Longitudinal Study. Alcohol Alcohol. 2015 Jul; 50(4):477-84.
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  8. Pechmann C, Pan L, Delucchi K, Lakon CM, Prochaska JJ. Development of a Twitter-Based Intervention for Smoking Cessation that Encourages High-Quality Social Media Interactions via Automessages. J Med Internet Res. 2015; 17(2):e50.
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  9. McNiel DE, Sadeh N, Delucchi KL, Binder RL. Prospective study of violence risk reduction by a mental health court. Psychiatr Serv. 2015 Jun 1; 66(6):598-603.
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  10. Bandiera FC, Ross KC, Taghavi S, Delucchi K, Tyndale RF, Benowitz NL. Nicotine Dependence, Nicotine Metabolism, and the Extent of Compensation in Response to Reduced Nicotine Content Cigarettes. Nicotine Tob Res. 2015 Sep; 17(9):1167-72.
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  11. Lisha NE, Delucchi KL, Ling PM, Ramo DE. Prevalence and Correlates of Social Smoking in Young Adults: Comparisons of Behavioral and Self-Identified Definitions. Nicotine Tob Res. 2015 Sep; 17(9):1076-84.
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  12. Roberts SC, Wilsnack SC, Foster DG, Delucchi KL. Alcohol use before and during unwanted pregnancy. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2014 Nov; 38(11):2844-52.
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  13. Jiang RF, Tong HQ, Delucchi KL, Neylan TC, Shi Q, Meffert SM. Interpersonal psychotherapy versus treatment as usual for PTSD and depression among Sichuan earthquake survivors: a randomized clinical trial. Confl Health. 2014; 8:14.
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  14. Batki SL, Pennington DL, Lasher B, Neylan TC, Metzler T, Waldrop A, Delucchi K, Herbst E. Topiramate treatment of alcohol use disorder in veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder: a randomized controlled pilot trial. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2014 Aug; 38(8):2169-77.
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  15. Liu KD, Wilson JG, Zhuo H, Caballero L, McMillan ML, Fang X, Cosgrove K, Calfee CS, Lee JW, Kangelaris KN, Gotts JE, Rogers AJ, Levitt JE, Wiener-Kronish JP, Delucchi KL, Leavitt AD, McKenna DH, Thompson BT, Matthay MA. Design and implementation of the START (STem cells for ARDS Treatment) trial, a phase 1/2 trial of human mesenchymal stem/stromal cells for the treatment of moderate-severe acute respiratory distress syndrome. Ann Intensive Care. 2014; 4:22.
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  16. Young-Wolff KC, Henriksen L, Delucchi K, Prochaska JJ. Tobacco retailer proximity and density and nicotine dependence among smokers with serious mental illness. Am J Public Health. 2014 Aug; 104(8):1454-63.
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  17. Peavy KM, Guydish J, Manuel JK, Campbell BK, Lisha N, Le T, Delucchi K, Garrett S. Treatment adherence and competency ratings among therapists, supervisors, study-related raters and external raters in a clinical trial of a 12-step facilitation for stimulant users. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2014 Sep; 47(3):222-8.
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  18. Nelson JC, Baumann P, Delucchi K, Joffe R, Katona C. A systematic review and meta-analysis of lithium augmentation of tricyclic and second generation antidepressants in major depression. J Affect Disord. 2014 Oct 15; 168:269-75.
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  19. Calfee CS, Delucchi K, Parsons PE, Thompson BT, Ware LB, Matthay MA. Subphenotypes in acute respiratory distress syndrome: latent class analysis of data from two randomised controlled trials. Lancet Respir Med. 2014 Aug; 2(8):611-20.
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  20. Huang AX, Delucchi K, Dunn LB, Nelson JC. A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Psychotherapy for Late-Life Depression. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015 Mar; 23(3):261-73.
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