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Jeff Engelmann, PhD

Research Psychologist 

Jeff Engelmann, PhD, is a Research Psychologist at Rogers Behavioral Health. Dr. Engelmann’s research focuses on understanding brain systems and processes that contribute to addiction and mental health disorders. He is an expert in the use of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and electroencephalography (EEG) to measure brain activity. He has used fMRI to predict outcomes for nicotine addiction treatment and is currently working on expanding this research to other addictions. Dr. Engelmann is also an experienced computer programmer and uses these skills to develop new methods for analyzing fMRI data. Prior to joining Rogers, Dr. Engelmann earned his Ph.D. in Cognitive Biological Psychology from the University of Minnesota. He completed postdoctoral training in addiction neuroscience at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He comes to Rogers from the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he served as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, studying both the neurobiology of nicotine addiction (smoking and vaping) and mechanisms that might underlie racial disparities in substance use disorders. Dr. Engelmann has published over 20 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has served as principal investigator on grants from the National Institutes of Health and several foundations. In his free time, Dr. Engelmann trains his dogs in the sport of agility, where he has competed at the national level.

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