Mirsada Serdarevic


Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Hometown: Burlington, VT
Research Interests: My research interests lie in the prevention of substance abuse and in developing behavioral interventions that would target substance abuse and associated health consequences.
Long-term career goals: In the future, I hope to apply my research training at UF to improve the care and quality of life for individuals suffering from substance use disorders.
What philosophy guides your education? “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein
Date Accomplishments
May 2017 Letter to the editor accepted for publication in Addiction
March 2017 Paper accepted for publication in Addictive Behaviors: Osborne V, Serdarevic M, Crooke H, Striley C, Cottler LB. Non-medical opioid use in youth: Gender differences in risk factors and prevalence. Addict Behav. 2017 Sep;72:114-119. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.03.024. Epub 2017 Mar 31. PMID: 28391071