Our Research Team
Paul Warrick Schkolnik, Ph.D. is a psychologist with over 34 years of clinical and administrative experience in a variety of settings, including community mental health, corrections, and inpatient and outpatient drug treatment programs. He is currently the consulting psychologist and Chief Research Officer at Maryhaven. Since taking over for Dr. Brigham, Dr. Schkolnik has served as principle investigator for research conducted through NIDA and private corporations.
Dr. Schkolnik has provided program development and consultation services addressing juvenile sex-offending, adult and adolescent alcohol and other drug problems, and dual-diagnosis issues across the lifespan. Dr. Schkolnik received his B.A. from Carnegie-Mellon University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the Ohio State University.
Elizabeth Lottes, D.O., Research Institute Physician
Dr. Lottes received her Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana University, Masters from The Ohio State University and medical degree from Ohio University. She practiced Emergency Medicine for 3 years and Family Medicine in her solo private practice and group practices for 16 years. She completed a Family Medicine residency and is nationally board certified in Family Medicine. Additionally she is a Fellow in the American Academy of Family Practice. Dr. Lottes has practiced Hospice and Palliative Medicine for the last five years and Addiction Medicine for three years. She is a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and board eligible. Dr. Lottes presented lectures on Addiction Medicine locally, state wide and nationally and has done research at the undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral levels. Currently she is doing research for the National Institute of Drug Addiction, NIH, and private corporations in the Maryhaven Research Institute. Additionally, she is the medical physician for Maryhaven Buprenorphine Assisted Recovery Program, Maryhaven Vivitrol Program and the court administered Addiction Treatment Program.
Monique Lumpkin, MSW, Research Institute Supervisor
Mrs. Lumpkin graduated from Huston-Tillotson University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, and received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis. Throughout her academic career, Mrs. Lumpkin has worked on research that included HIV/AIDS awareness, race relations, and increasing patient adherence. Mrs. Lumpkin officially began her research career as a Research Coordinator at The Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cancer and Blood Disease Institute, Clinical Management and Research Support Core in 2007. Ms. Lumpkin managed multiple clinical trials sponsored by National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Mrs. Lumpkin was also honored to have an abstract, which she co-authored, be selected as a presentation at the First Global Congress on Sickle Cell Disease in Accra, Ghana. In her current role as Supervisor of The Maryhaven Addiction Research Institute, Ms. Lumpkin works towards improving upon addiction treatment through the conduct of multi-site clinical trials, sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Michelle Brenner, LPN
ATP/ADOP Vivitrol Nurse
Kimberley Ross, MA
Rachel Benge Glispie, RN