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Carla J. Rash, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Medicine
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Academic Office Location:
Calhoun Cardiology Center - Behavioral Health
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3944
Phone: 860-679-4689


Carla Rash, Ph.D., is an associate professor of medicine in the Calhoun Cardiology Center, Behavioral Cardiovascular Prevention Division, and Department of Medicine at UConn Health. Her research interests focus on understanding and minimizing relapse in addictions. Recent interests include the use of contingency management interventions among health disparity populations, such as soup kitchen users and the homeless. Her work is funded by NIH, RWJF, and SAMHSA. 

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Pharmacological treatment of behavioral addictions
    Ginley, M. K., Zajac, K., Rash, C. J., & Petry, N. M. APA Handbook of Psychopharmacology 2019 Oct;
  • Psychological interventions in gambling disorder
    Ginley, M., Rash, C.J., & Petry, N.M. Gambling Disorder 2019 Oct;


  • Maximizing implementation of contingency management in opioid treatment programs: process data from the first cohort of a type 3 hybrid trial
    Becker, S. J., Garner, B. R., Hartzler, B., Murphy, C., Rash, C. J., Yap, K., Yermash, J., Ball, E., Lang, S., Roosa, M. R., & Madden, L. M. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020 Nov;