Kit Elam

School of Public Health IU Bloomington

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Areas of Expertise

Parenting, substance use, alcohol use, childhood, adolescence, psychopathology, genetics, gene-environment interplay, aggression, couple/interparental relationship.

Expert Bio

Kit Elam is an associate professor in the Department of Applied Health Science at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington. His program of research examines gene-environment interplay in social relationships in pathways to child psychopathology and adolescent substance use.

Foci of his research include: children's genetic predisposition, negative family and peer environments, advanced approaches to measures genetic predisposition. In his research, he examines these processes as part of longitudinal trajectories of development.

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Updated on: June 17, 2020