Contact Information

Bio-Technology Research Park, Building One
800 E. Leigh Street, Suite 100
Box 980126
Richmond, VA 23298-0126

Assistant Professor
(804) 828-3782


Roseann Peterson, Ph.D.


Virginia Commonwealth University, 2012, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota, 2005, BA

Research Interests

Genetic Epidemiology
Behavior Genetics
Methods Development

Research Description

My research focuses on the genetic and environmental determinants of substance use, mood disorders and obesity. Models incorporate measured genotypes, environmental variables and interactions between them with a particular emphasis on methods development.


Lindon J. Eaves Post-Doctoral Award, December 2015

Selected Publications

None available