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Sharon M. Hall, PhD


Professor in Residence, Department of Psychiatry, UCSF


Phone: (415) 476-7574, 476-7673 (voice)
Box 0984, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0984

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Washington State University, B.S., 1967, Psychology
Washington State University, M.S., 1969, Psychology
Palo Alto Veterans Admin. Medical Center, Intern, 1970-1971, Psychology
Washington State University, Ph.D., 1971, Psychology

Professional Experience

  • 1972-1974
    Assistant Professor, Psychology, University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, tenure-track
  • 1975-1977
    Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1977-1986
    Associate Professor, Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1986-present
    Full Professor, Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1986-1995
    Research Scientist Psychiatry/ Research San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • 1994-2003
    Vice-Chair for Academic Affairs, Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco

Honors & Awards

  • 1967
    Phi Kappa Phi Bachelor's Degree with Highest Honors
  • 1980
    Fellow, American Psychological Association, Divisions 28 + 38
  • 1980-1990
    ADAMHA Research Scientist Development Award
  • 1984
    Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 28, Psychopharmacology
  • 1986
    Fellow, Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • 1987
    Fellow, Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research
  • 1989
    Fellow, Association for Clinical Psychosocial Research
  • 1990
    DVA Research Career Scientist Award
  • 2003
    George Sarlo Prize for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2003
    National Institutes of Health Senior Scientist Award

Selected Publications

  1. Leyro TM, Hall SM, Hickman N, Kim R, Hall SE, Prochaska JJ. Clinical management of tobacco dependence in inpatient psychiatry: provider practices and patient utilization. Psychiatr Serv. 2013 Nov 1; 64(11):1161-5.
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  2. Ramo DE, Delucchi KL, Liu H, Hall SM, Prochaska JJ. Young adults who smoke cigarettes and marijuana: Analysis of thoughts and behaviors. Addict Behav. 2014 Jan; 39(1):77-84.
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  3. Hall S. Commentary on Richmond et?al. (2013): Cessation treatment for prisoners. Addiction. 2013 May; 108(5):975-6.
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  4. Ramo DE, Delucchi KL, Hall SM, Liu H, Prochaska JJ. Marijuana and tobacco co-use in young adults: patterns and thoughts about use. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2013 Mar; 74(2):301-10.
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  5. Humfleet GL, Hall SM, Delucchi KL, Dilley JW. A randomized clinical trial of smoking cessation treatments provided in HIV clinical care settings. Nicotine Tob Res. 2013 Aug; 15(8):1436-45.
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  6. Bergen AW, Javitz HS, Krasnow R, Nishita D, Michel M, Conti DV, Liu J, Lee W, Edlund CK, Hall S, Kwok PY, Benowitz NL, Baker TB, Tyndale RF, Lerman C, Swan GE. Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor variation and response to smoking cessation therapies. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2013 Feb; 23(2):94-103.
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  7. Prochaska JJ, Fromont SC, Wa C, Matlow R, Ramo DE, Hall SM. Tobacco use and its treatment among young people in mental health settings: a qualitative analysis. Nicotine Tob Res. 2013 Aug; 15(8):1427-35.
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  8. Grana RA, Ramo DE, Fromont SC, Hall SM, Prochaska JJ. Correlates of tobacco dependence and motivation to quit among young people receiving mental health treatment. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2012 Sep 1; 125(1-2):127-31.
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  9. Benowitz NL, Dains KM, Hall SM, Stewart S, Wilson M, Dempsey D, Jacob P. Smoking behavior and exposure to tobacco toxicants during 6 months of smoking progressively reduced nicotine content cigarettes. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 May; 21(5):761-9.
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  10. Hendricks PS, Delucchi KL, Humfleet GL, Hall SM. Alcohol and marijuana use in the context of tobacco dependence treatment: impact on outcome and mediation of effect. Nicotine Tob Res. 2012 Aug; 14(8):942-51.
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  11. Carmody TP, Delucchi K, Duncan CL, Banys P, Simon JA, Solkowitz SN, Huggins J, Lee SK, Hall SM. Intensive intervention for alcohol-dependent smokers in early recovery: a randomized trial. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2012 May 1; 122(3):186-94.
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  12. Carmody TP, Delucchi K, Simon JA, Duncan CL, Solkowitz SN, Huggins J, Lee SK, Hall SM. Expectancies regarding the interaction between smoking and substance use in alcohol-dependent smokers in early recovery. Psychol Addict Behav. 2012 Jun; 26(2):358-63.
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  13. Hall SM, Humfleet GL, Muñoz RF, Reus VI, Prochaska JJ, Robbins JA. Using extended cognitive behavioral treatment and medication to treat dependent smokers. Am J Public Health. 2011 Dec; 101(12):2349-56.
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  14. Ramo DE, Hall SM, Prochaska JJ. Reliability and validity of self-reported smoking in an anonymous online survey with young adults. Health Psychol. 2011 Nov; 30(6):693-701.
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  15. Hendricks PS, Wood SB, Baker MR, Delucchi KL, Hall SM. The Smoking Abstinence Questionnaire: measurement of smokers' abstinence-related expectancies. Addiction. 2011 Apr; 106(4):716-28.
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  16. Hall SM. Commentary on van der Meer et al. (2010): Mood management and telephone counseling--a less costly modality and an important replication of earlier findings. Addiction. 2010 Nov; 105(11):2000-1.
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  17. Ramo DE, Hall SM, Prochaska JJ. Reaching young adult smokers through the internet: comparison of three recruitment mechanisms. Nicotine Tob Res. 2010 Jul; 12(7):768-75.
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  18. Hendricks PS, Delucchi KL, Hall SM. Mechanisms of change in extended cognitive behavioral treatment for tobacco dependence. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2010 Jun 1; 109(1-3):114-9.
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  19. Lawhon D, Humfleet GL, Hall SM, Muñoz RF, Reus VI. Longitudinal analysis of abstinence-specific social support and smoking cessation. Health Psychol. 2009 Jul; 28(4):465-72.
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  20. Prochaska JJ, Hall SE, Hall SM. Stage-tailored tobacco cessation treatment in inpatient psychiatry. Psychiatr Serv. 2009 Jun; 60(6):848.
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