Steven Shoptaw, Ph.D.

Steven Shoptaw, Ph.D.

Dr. Steven Shoptaw is a licensed psychologist who is Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs in the Department of Family Medicine and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. Over the past 15 years, Dr. Shoptaw has conducted a series of clinical studies in community clinic settings, primarily on topics that involve developing medical and behavioral interventions to treat substance abusers, many of whom face conditions of stigma and disparities. He is Director of a NIDA-funded Center of Excellence on medication development for methamphetamine abuse and is Principal Investigator for a national HIV Prevention Trials Network Study, "Brothers," evaluating prevention approaches for Black men who have sex with men.