Research Sites and Staff

Project MATCH, the largest clinical treatment trial at the time, conducted with alcoholics, used numerous sites around the country to conduct research and collect treatment data. Listed below is information about the funding agency, investigators and key personnel involved in the study at the two coordinating centers and the nine clinical research units (treatment sites).

Funding Agency

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Richard K. Fuller, M.D., Former Director, Division of Clinical and Prevention Research

John P. Allen, Ph.D., Former Chief, Treatment Research Branch, Project Officer

Margaret E. Mattson, Ph.D., Staff Collaborator

Philip W. Wirtz, Ph.D., Statistical Consultant, George Washington University

Coordinating Centers

Research Coordinating Center

Department of Public Health Sciences
UConn School of Medicine
263 Farmington Avenue, MC 6325
Farmington, CT USA 06030-6325

Thomas F. Babor, Ph.D., M.P.H., Principal Investigator

Frances K. Del Boca, Ph.D., Co-Principal Investigator

Bonnie McRee, Ph.D., M.P.H., Project Coordinator

Janice Vendetti, M.P.H., Data Manager

Debbie Talamini, Administrative Program Coordinator

Treatment Coordinating Center

Department of Psychiatry
VA CT Healthcare Center (151D)
Yale University School of Medicine
950 Campbell Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516

Bruce J. Rounsaville, M.D., Principal Investigator

Kathleen M, Carroll, Ph.D., Co-Principal Investigator

Tami Frankforter, Data Manager

Joanne Corvino, M.P.H., Research Associate

Clinical Research Units

Outpatient: Albuquerque, NM | Buffalo, NY | Farmington, CT | Milwaukee, WI | West Haven, CT

Aftercare: Charleston, NC | Houston, TX | Providence, RI | Seattle, WA



Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions (CASAA)
University of New Mexico
2650 Yale SE MSCII-6280
Albuquerque, NM, 87106

Department of Psychology
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

William R. Miller, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

J. Scott Tonigan, Ph.D., Co-Principal Investigator


Research Institute on Addictions
1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203-1016

Gerard J. Connors, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Robert G. Rychtarik, Ph.D., Co-Principal Investigator


Department of Psychiatry
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue, MC 1410
Farmington, CT 06030-1410

Ronald M. Kadden, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Mark D. Litt, Ph.D., Co-Principal Investigator


Center for Addiction and Behavioral Health Research
Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2400 East Hartford Avenue
1147 Enderis Hall
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Allen Zweben, D.S.W., Principal Investigator

Ron Cisler, Ph.D., Co-Principal Investigator

West Haven, VA

VA Connecticut Healthcare System (116A-3)
555 Willard Avenue
Newington, CT 06111

Ned L. Cooney, Ph.D., Principal Investigator



Center for Drug & Alcohol Programs (CDAP)
Medical University of South Carolina
67 President Street MSG 861
Charleston, SC 29425

Carrie L. Randall, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Raymond F. Anton, M.D., Co-Principal Investigator


Department of Psychology
University of Houston
3695 Cullen Boulevard, Room 126
Houston, TX 77204-5022

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Department of Psychology
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

Carlo C. DiClemente, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Joseph Carbonari, Ed.D., Co-Principal Investigator


Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies
Brown University
Box G-S121-5
Providence, RI 02912

Richard H. Longabaugh, Ed.D., Principal Investigator

Decision Sciences Institute
Pacific Institute for Research & Evaluation
255 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906

Robert L. Stout, Ph.D., Statistician and Co-Principal Investigator


Addictions Treatment Center
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
1660 S. Columbian
Seattle, WA 98108

Department of Psychiatry
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239

R. Dale Walker, M.D., Principal Investigator

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute
1107 NE 45th Street, Suite 120
Campus Mail: Box 354805
Seattle, WA 98105-4631

Dennis Donovan, Ph.D., Co-Principal Investigator