Center Leadership

Lisa Marsch, PhD

Center Director

Development, Evaluation, & Dissemination of Technology-based Therapeutic Tools; Prevention and Treatment for Substance Use Disorders; Behavioral Health


Lisa Marsch, PhD
Center Director

46 Centerra Parkway , EverGreen Center, Suite 315 Lebanon, NH 03766

(603) 646-7092

Selected Publications
  • Jacobson N, Kowatsch T, Marsch, LA, editors. Digital therapeutics for mental health and addiction: The state of the science and vision for the future. 1st edition. Academic Press; 2022 September 27. Paperback ISBN: 9780323900454.
  • Jacobson N, Quist RE, Lee CM, Marsch LA. Using digital therapeutics to target gaps and failures in traditional mental health and addiction treatments. In Jacobson N, Kowatsch T, Marsch LA, editors. Digital therapeutics for mental health and addiction: The state of the science and vision for the future. Academic Press; 2022 September 27. Chapter 2. Paperback ISBN: 9780323900454.
  • Marsch LA. Digital health data-driven approaches to understand human behavior. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2021 Jan;46(1):191-196. doi: 10.1038/s41386-020-0761-5. PMID: 32653896; PMCID: PMC7359920.
  • Cubillos L, Bartels SM, Torrey WC, Naslund J, Uribe-Restrepo JM, Gaviola C, Castro Díaz S, John DT, Williams MJ, Cepeda M, Gomez-Restrepo C, Marsch LA. The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of integrating mental health services in primary care in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review. BJPsych Bull. 2020 Apr 23:1-13. doi: 10.1192/bjb.2020.35. PMID: 32321610.
  • Marsch LA. Digital health and addiction. Curr Opin Syst Biol. 2020 Apr;20:1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.coisb.2020.07.004. PMID: 32885099; PMCID: PMC7462117.
  • Jalali A, Ryan DA, McCollister KE, Marsch LA, Schackman BR, Murphy SM. Economic evaluation in the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network: Past, present, and future. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2020 Mar;112S:18-27. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2020.02.002. PMID: 32220406.
  • Marsch LA, Campbell A, Campbell C, Chen CH, Ertin E, Ghitza U, Lambert-Harris C, Hassanpour S, Holtyn AF, Hser YI, Jacobs P, Klausner JD, Lemley S, Kotz D, Meier A, McLeman B, McNeely J, Mishra V, Mooney L, Nunes E, Stafylis C, Stanger C, Saunders EC, Subramaniam G, Young S. The application of digital health to the assessment and treatment of substance use disorders: The past, current, and future role of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2020 Mar;112S:4-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2020.02.005. PMID: 32220409.
  • Torrey WC, Cepeda M, Castro S, Bartels SM, Cubillos L, Suárez-Obando F, Camblor PM, Uribe-Restrepo JM, Williams M, Gómez-Restrepo C, Marsch LA. Implementing technology-supported depression and alcohol care in primary care in Colombia: Preliminary findings. Psychiatr Serv. 2020 Mar 10:appips201900457. doi: 10.1176/ PMID: 32151216.
  • Budney AJ, Marsch LA, Aklin WM, Borodovsky JT, Brunette MF, Campbell A, Dallery J, Kotz D, Knapp AA, Lord SE, Nunes EV, Scherer EA, Stanger C, Torrey WC. Workshop on the development and evaluation of digital therapeutics for health behavior change: Science, methods, and projects. JMIR Ment Health. 2020 Feb 26;7(2):e16751. doi: 10.2196/16751.PMID: 32130155.
  • Moore SK, Grabinski M, Bessen S, Borodovsky JT, Marsch LA. Web-based prescription opioid abuse prevention for adolescents: Program development and formative evaluation. JMIR Formative Research. 2019 Jul 19;3(3):e12389. doi: 10.2196/12389. PMID: 31325289.
  • Dallery J, Raiff BR, Grabinski MJ, Marsch LA. Technology-based contingency management in the treatment of substance use disorders.  Perspect Behav Sci. 2019 Jul 9;42(3):445-464. doi: 10.1007/s40614-019-00214-1. eCollection 2019 Sep. PMID: 31976444.
  • Holtyn AF, Bosworth E, Marsch LA, McLeman B, Meier A, Saunders EC, Ertin E, Ullah MA, Samiei SA, Hossain M, Kumar S, Preston KL, Vahabzadeh M, Shmueli-Blumberg D, Collins J, McCormack J, Ghitza UE. Towards detecting cocaine use using smartwatches in the NIDA clinical trials network: Design, rationale, and methodology. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2019 Jun 4;15:100392. doi: 10.1016/j.conctc.2019.100392. eCollection 2019 Sep. PMID: 31245651.
  • Hassanpour S, Tomita N, Delise T, Crosier B, Marsch LA. Identifying substance use risk based on deep neural networks and Instagram social media data. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2018 Oct 24. doi: 10.1038/s41386-018-0247-x. PMID: 30356094.
  • Borodovsky JT, Marsch LA, Budney AJ. Studying cannabis use behaviors with Facebook and web surveys: Methods and insights. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2018 May 2;4(2):e48. doi: 10.2196/publichealth.9408. PMID: 29720366.
  • Marsch LA. Opportunities and needs in digital phenotyping. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2018 Jul;43(8):1637-1638. doi: 10.1038/s41386-018-0051-7. PMID: 29703995; PMCID: PMC6006437.
  • Guarino H, Fong C, Marsch LA, Acosta MC, Syckes C, Moore SK, Cruciani RA, Portenoy RK, Turk DC, Rosenblum A. Web-based cognitive behavior therapy for chronic pain patients with aberrant drug-related behavior: Outcomes from a randomized controlled trial. Pain Medicine. 2018;0:1–15. doi:10.1093/pm/pnx334.
  • Eisenberg IW, Bissett PG, Canning JR, Dallery J, Enkavi AZ, Gabrieli SW, et al. Applying novel technologies and methods to inform the ontology of self-regulation. Behaviour Research and Therapy. 2017. PMID: 29066077.
  • Naslund JA, Aschbrenner KA, Araya R, Marsch LA, Unützer J, Patel V, Bartels SJ. Digital technology for treating and preventing mental disorders in low-income and middle-income countries: a narrative review of the literature. Lancet Psychiatry. 2017 Jun;4(6):486-500. doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(17)30096-2. PMID: 28433615.
  • Naslund JA, Aschbrenner KA, Kim SJ, McHugo GJ, Unutzer J, Bartels SJ, Marsch LA. Health behavior models for informing digital technology interventions for individuals with mental illness. Psychiatr Rehabil J. 2017;40(3):325-35. PMID: 28182469; PMCID: PMC5550360.
  • Marsch LA (Chair). Using technology-based therapeutic tools in behavioral health services. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 60. HHS Publication No. (SMA) 15-4924. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2015.
  • Marsch LA. Envisioning the future: transformation of health care systems via technology. In Marsch LA, Lord SE, Dallery J, editors. Behavioral health care and technology: Using science-based innovations to transform practice. New York: Oxford University Press; 2014.
  • Marsch LA, Lord SE, Dallery J, editors. Behavioral health care and technology: Using science-based innovations to transform practice. New York: Oxford University Press; 2014.
  • Marsch LA, Carroll KM, Kiluk BD. Technology-based interventions for the treatment and recovery management of substance use disorders: A JSAT special issue. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 2014 Jan;46(1):1-4.  PMID: 24041749; PMCID: PMC3825739.
  • Marsch LA, Guarino H, Acosta M, Aponte-Melendez Y, Cleland C, Grabinski M,Brady R, Edwards J. Web-based behavioral treatment for substance use disorders as a partial replacement of standard methadone maintenance treatment. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 2014 Jan;46(1):43-51. PMID: 24060350; PMCID: PMC3839618.
  • Marsch LA. Leveraging technology to enhance addiction treatment and recovery. Journal of Addictive Diseases. 2012;31(3):313-8. PMID: 22873192.
  • Marsch LA, Dallery J. Advances in the psychosocial treatment of addiction: the role of technology in the delivery of evidence-based psychosocial treatment. Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 2012; 35(2):481-93. PMID: 22640767.
  • Marsch LA. Technology-based interventions targeting substance use disorders and related issues: An editorial. Subst Use Misuse. 2011;46(1):1-3. doi: 10.3109/10826084.2011.521037. PMID: 21190400.
  • Bickel WK, Marsch LA, Buchhalter AR, Badger GJ. Computerized behavior therapy for opioid-dependent outpatients: a randomized controlled trial. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 2008 Apr;16(2):132-43. PubMed PMID: 18489017 PMCID PMC2746734.
  • Marsch LA, Bickel WK, Grabinski MJ. Application of interactive, computer technology to adolescent substance abuse prevention and treatment. Adolescent Medicine State of the Art Reviews. 2007 Aug;18(2):342-56, xii. Review. PubMed PMID: 18605650.
  • Marsch LA, Bickel WK, Badger GJ, Stothart ME, Quesnel KJ, Stanger C, Brooklyn J. Comparison of pharmacological treatments for opioid-dependent adolescents: a randomized controlled trial. Archives of General Psychiatry. 2005 Oct;62(10):1157-64. PubMed PMID: 16203961.