Pain and Neuroinflammation Imaging Lab

Chelsea Pike, BA

Clinical Research Coordinator (Alumni)

I graduated from Dartmouth College in 2021 with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in English/Creative Writing. At Dartmouth, I designed and conducted both survey and interview studies of pregnant cannabis users to identify risk factors for continued cannabis use during pregnancy, culminating in a first-author paper. I was also involved in research investigating the relationship between delay discounting and cannabis use. Driven by my interest in prenatal substance use, I interned at Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Moms in Recovery Program, which helps pregnant and parenting women who struggle with addiction; my work focused on identifying successful substance use interventions for the program to incorporate.

I currently work under Dr. Jodi Gilman (at the Center for Addiction Medicine) and with Dr. Loggia on a study investigating whether cannabidiol (CBD) might exert anti-neuroinflammatory effects in patients with chronic low back pain.