Dr. Caty Creeley

Dr. Caty Creeley

Dr. Caty Creeley

Associate Professor (Chair)

W359 Thompson Hall

(716) 673-3890

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Born and raised in Jamestown, NY, a SUNY Cortland graduate with a PhD in Behavioral Neurosciences from the University of Missouri. Completed postdoc and previously employed as an Asst. Professor of Psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Office Hours

Appointment Only

Teaching Interests

Introductory Psychology, Research Methods, Health Psychology, Human Learning and Memory, Psychopharmacology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Human Neuroanatomy

Research Interests

Preclinical and clinical research on the effects of drug exposure on the developing fetal/neonatal brain. Lab research is on the short- and long-term effects of drugs on the developing brain using mouse models.

Awards and Honors

  • Teacher of the Year, Psychology Club (2016).

Intellectual Contributions

  • "Cannabis use during pregnancy: A qualitative analysis of online information sharing about safety," Women's Reproductive Health (2022).
  • "Use of prescribed psychotropics during pregnancy: A systematic review of pregnancy, neonatal, and childhood outcomes," Brain Sciences (2019).
  • "An Analysis of Online Pregnancy Message Boards: Mother-To-Mother Advice on Medication Use," Women and Birth (2018).


  • "An analysis of online pregnancy message boards: Mother-to-mother advice on medication use," 126th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association (2018).