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Steven L. West, Ph.D., CRC

Steven L. West, Ph.D., CRC  is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Associate Director of the Center for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University) Principal Investigator (PI): He has extensive experience in conducting research on substance abuse and disability related issues. He has an active research program that has to date produced over thirty-eight publications in peer reviewed journals, and over fifty presentations at scientific meetings at the national and international level. He has completed numerous national and international surveys access to care. His research on substance abuse topics have been widely cited, and he was awarded the 2005 Young Investigator of the Year Award by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). He is currently PI of a NIDRR Field Initiated grant examining substance use by students with disabilities attending 4-year colleges and universities and
on a Paralyzed Veterans of America grant examining issues of health care access by persons with SCI/D.