Brian M. Quigley Ph.D.

Brian Quigley

Brian M. Quigley
Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Addictions; Behavioral Medicine; Public Health and General Preventive Medicine

Contact Information
Behavioral Medicine Clinic
DK Miller Building, ECMC
462 Grider St.
Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: 716-898-5205
Fax: 716-898-3040
bquigley@buffalo.edu



Professional Summary:

I was trained as an experimental social psychologist but my research has involved the use of multiple methodologies including laboratory studies, longitudinal survey studies, and daily diary studies. My primary research interests are in the area of behavioral health, in particular (1) the relationship of substance use and misuse to aggression, relationship conflict, and social functioning and (2) psychological and social variables that influence quality of life among people with chronic medical disorders (IBS, cardiac arrhythmia etc).

Education and Training:

  • PhD, Social and Personality Psychology, University at Albany (1995)
  • MA, Psychology, St. Bonaventure University (1990)
  • BA, Psychology, St. John Fisher College (1988)

Employment:

  • Research Assistant Professor, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2018-present)
  • Research Assistant Professor, Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo (2018-present)
  • Lead Statistician, Clinical Research Consluting Laboratory, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2016-present)
  • Research Professor, Psychology, University at Buffalo (2009-present)
  • Senior Research Scientist, Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo (2002–2018)
  • Project Director, Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo (1999–2002)
  • Project Director, Research Institute on Addictions, New York State Research Foundation for Mental Health (1997–1999)
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate, Research Institute on Addictions, New York State Research Foundation for Mental Health (1995–1997)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • June 2017–May 2019
    Expansion of MAT Practice in New York State
    NYS OASAS
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $750,000
  • May 2018–April 2019
    Focus on Afib
    Independent Health
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $74,867
  • June 2017–October 2018
    Cutting the Risk of Colorectal Cancer by Developing Novel, Evidence Based, Community Based Program or Increasing Screening Uptake in Black Males
    CTSI-Pilot Studies Program, University at Buffalo
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $45,000
  • May 2008–August 2017
    Self Administered CBT for IBS: A Multisite Trial (IBS Outcome Study; IBSOS)
    National Institutes of Health – NIDDK
    Role: Contributor
    $8,900,000
  • June 2014–November 2014
    Alcoholic Energy Drinks and Bar Violence
    Howard T. Blane Directors Award for the Development of Innovative Research in the Addictions
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $29,021
  • June 2007–July 2013
    Alcohol, Relationship Conflict, and Intimate Partner Violence
    NIAAA
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $1,883,482
  • May 2007–April 2013
    Binge Drinking In Couples and Intimate Partner Violence
    NIAAA
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $2,569,543
  • November 2007–April 2008
    Musicians Self-Image Concept and Lifestyle (MuSICAL) Study
    Howard T. Blane Directors Award for the Development of Innovative Research in the Addictions
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $19,500
  • April 2003–December 2007
    Alcohol and the Activation of Aggressive Thoughts
    NIAAA
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $418,500

Journal Articles:

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Books and Book Chapters:

  • Quigley BM, Leonard KE. Drinking patterns, alcohol consumption, and aggressive behavior. 2013; 1.
  • Collins, RL, Quigley, BM, & Leonard, KE.. Prediction of bar violence among young adults.. 2001.
  • Parks, KA & Quigley, BM. Riskier lifestyle, aggression, and public drinking: Findings from a general population of adults in the United States. 2001.
  • Quigley BM, Leonard KE. Alcohol, drugs, and violence. 2000.
  • Tedeschi JT, Quigley BM. Past and future methods of studying aggression (Frühere und zukünftige methoden der aggressionsforschung).. 1998.

Abstracts:

  • Lackner JM, Quigley BM, Gudleski GD, Radziwon CD, Krasner S, Vargovich AM, Ruminski K A, Firth RS, Hamilton FA, Brenner DM. Global IBS Symptom Improvement In Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy-Treated Patients Is Associated With Clinically Important Changes In Abdominal Pain And Stool Consistency Across All Bowel Types.. Gastroenterology. 2019; 156(5).
  • Quigley BM, Gudleski GD, Naliboff, BD, Labus JS, Mayer EA, Radziwon CD, Vargovich AM, Krasner S, Lackner JM. Centralized sensitivity phenotype as a predictor of outcome to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Gastroenterology. 2019; 156(5).
  • Quigley BM, Ruminski KA, Vargovich AM, Gudleski GD, Radziwon CD, Mayer EA, Lackner JM. Psychological flexibility as an important feature of digestive health for patients undergoing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Gastroenterology. 2019; 156(5).
  • Quigley BM, Curtis AB, Chaskes MJ, Firth, R, White KL, Lackner JM. Fears of the unknown and bodily sensations predicted patient reported cardiac symptoms in an atrial fibrillation patient.. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2018; 52(1).
  • Lackner JM, Quigley BM, Radziwon CD, Sitrin MD, Krasner S, Sova, C. (Can’t get no) Patient satisfaction: The predictive power of demographic, GI, and psychological factors in IBS patients. Gastroenterology. 2017; 152(5).
  • Lackner JM, Quigley BM, Braun, AC. Fear of the unknown as an unique source of stress for more severe IBS patients. Gastroenterology. 2017; 152(5).
  • Quigley BM, Lackner JM, Gudleski GD, Sova CC, Mayer EA, Firth RS, Keefer L, Brenner DM, Sitrin MD, Naliboff BD. Beyond pain intensity: patient reported outcomes (PRO) based on pain quality profiles in irritable bowel syndrome patients. Gastroenterology. 2016; 150(4).
  • Ball N, Miller K, Quigley BM, Eliseo-Arras R. Alcohol mixed with energy drinks and bar experiences of sexual aggression (Abstract #404).. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 2016; 40(S1).
  • Quigley BM, Houston R, Antonius D, Leonard KE. Alcohol use moderates the relationship between symptoms of mental illness and violence (Abstract #407).. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 2016; 40(S1).
  • Scalco M, Leidenfrost CM, Quigley BM, Testa M, Houston RJ, Brown WC, Leonard KE, Antonius D. Alcohol use impacts recidivism rates differently in individuals with mood versus psychosis spectrum disorders (Abstract #406).. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 2016; 40(S1).
  • Thakur E, Quigley B, Gudleski G, El-Serag HB, Keefer L, Brenner D, Lackner JM. Age moderates the relationship between medical comorbidities and distress in IBS patients. Gastroenterology. 2015; 148(4).
  • Eliseo-Arras R, Ball N, Miller K, Quigley BM. Negative sexual experiences and the use of alcohol mixed with energy drinks (Abstract #P284).. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 2015; 39(S1).
  • Eliseo-Arras R, Ball N, Miller K, Quigley BM. Alcohol mixed with energy drink use vs. alcohol use alone as event-level predictors of physical and verbal aggression in bar conflicts (Abstract #P803).. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 2015; 39(S1).
  • Quigley BM, Leonard KE, Testa M, Houston R, Kubiak A. ). Husband alcohol use and both partners’ executive cognitive functioning longitudinally predict intimate partner violence (Abstract #P801).. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 2015; 39(S1).
  • Quigley BM, Miller K, Eliseo-Arras R, Ball N. Alcohol mixed energy drink use as a risk factor for experiencing and perpetrating bar aggression (Abstract #P804).. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 2015; 39(S1).
  • Lackner JM, Quigley B, Gudleski G, Labus J, Mayer E, Tillisch K, Naliboff B. Validating a brief screening questionnaire for IBS patients with symptoms aggravated by GI-specific anxiety. Am J Gastroenterology. 2014; 109.
  • Lackner JM, Krasner S, Quigley BM, Gudleski GD, Katz LA, Powel C, Sampath P. K, Sitrin MD. Who drops out from cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) for IBS?: Results of an NIH randomized clinical trial.. Gastroenterology. 2009; 136(A).
  • Sapaleva, T. P., Quigley, B., Brasel., A., Smith, A., Krasner, S. S., Katz, L., Lackner, J. M.. Stress buffering role of social support on pain in severely affected IBS patients. Gastroenterology. 2009; 138(5).
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Professional Memberships:

  • Association for Psychological Science (APS) (2002–present)
  • Society of Addiction Psychology (1998–present)
  • American Psychological Association (APA) (1996–present)
  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) (1996–present)
  • Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) (1996–present)

Presentations:

  • "The expectancy that alcohol leads to aggression suppresses verbal aggression toward an intoxicated partner" Research Society on Alcoholism (2019)
  • "Effects of patient education and Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome on overlapping pain conditions of non-gastrointestinal origin" IASP World Congress on Pain (2018)
  • "Cutting the Risk of Colorectal Cancer by Developing a Novel, Evidence-based, Community Based Program for Increasing Screening Uptake in Black Males" Clinical and Translational Research Colloquium: Pilot Studies and Novel Technologies, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University at Buffalo (2018)
  • "Ideas Come From Somewhere: Developing Your Own Research By Reading Others’ Research" , University at Buffalo, Department of Internal Medicine-Pediatrics (2017)
  • "Anger expression towards intimate partner after experimental alcohol administration: Moderating effects of self-control" Research Society on Alcoholism (2017)
  • "Anxiety Sensitivity Impacts Decision to Seek Health Care Among Atrial Fibrillation Patients: Interactions with Gender" Association for Psychological Science (2017)
  • "The Clinical Research Consulting Lab (CRCL): Resources Available to Assist You in Your Research Endeavors" UB DOM Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, GI Conference, Buffalo VA Medical Center (2016)
  • "Ideas Come From Somewhere: Developing Your Own Research By Reading Others’ Research" , University at Buffalo, Department of Internal Medicine-Pediatrics (2016)

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Contact Information

Behavioral Medicine Clinic
DK Miller Building, ECMC
462 Grider St.
Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: 716-898-5205
Fax: 716-898-3040
bquigley@buffalo.edu