Rollins School of Public Health | Faculty Profile
Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Michael  Windle


Faculty, Behavioral/Social/Health Educ

Michael Windle, PhD, is a developmental psychopathologist with interests in risk and protective factors for child, adolescent, and young adult substance use and mental health. Dr. Windle received an NIH MERIT Award in 1996 for his research on adolescent alcohol use and related problems and in 2012 he received an NIH Research Scientist Award.

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Contact Information

1518 Clifton Road NE, Rm 514

Atlanta , GA 30322-4201

Phone: 404-727-9634


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Areas of Interest

  • Addiction/Substance Abuse
  • Adolescent Health/Child Health
  • Mental Health
  • Statistical Modeling


  • Ph.D. 1984, Penn State University

Courses Taught

  • BSHE 715: Proposal Development II


  • , , A prospective study of mutual influence for substance use among young adult marital dyads, Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 32, 237-243
  • , , Adolescent precursors of young adult drinking motives, Addictive Behaviors, 82, 151-157
  • , , Age sensitive associations of adolescent substance use with amygdalar, ventral striatum, and frontal volumes in young adulthood, Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 186, 94-101
  • , , The measurement of adolescent alcohol problems via item response theory and their 15-Year prospective associations with alcohol and other psychiatric disorders. , Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 41, 399-406
  • , , Neighborhood by 5-HTTLPR interactions for substance use from ages10-24 years using a harmonized dataset of African-American children, Development and Psychopathology, 28, 415-431
  • , , Statistical approaches to gene X environment interactions for complex phenotypes, MIT Press, ,