David Michael Ledgerwood (af7500)

University Information

Title: Associate Professor
Unit: Psychiatry
Department: School of Medicine

Contact Information

313-993-1363
2761 East Jefferson
Psychiatry
Medicine
Detroit, 48207

Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences

Position Title:

Associate Professor

Office Address:

Tolan Park
Detroit, MI 48201
Suite 2A, Room 223

Office Phone:

313-993-1380

Biography:

Dr. Ledgerwood is Associate Professor and a clinical psychologist within the Substance Abuse Research Division in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences. His work focuses on the treatment and etiology of substance use and behavioral addiction disorders. His recent NIH funded research has included clinical trials examining behavioral treatments for smoking cessation among individuals living with HIV and parents of teens enrolled in juvenile drug court. He is also internationally recognized as an expert in the study of gambling disorder.

Education Training:
  • University of Windsor, Ontario, 1995, B.A. (Psychology, Hons.)
  • University of Windsor, Ontario, 1997, M.A. (Applied Social Psychology)
  • University of Windsor, Ontario, 2003, Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Yale University, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT, 2003 (Clinical Psychology Predoctoral Fellowship)
Email: dledgerw@med.wayne.edu
Research Interests:
    • Gambling disorder
    • Behavioral addictions
    • Substance use disorders
    • Tobacco use
    • Contingency management
    • Behavioral addiction treatments
    • Impulsivity

     

Clinical/Research Interests:

Substance Abuse
Gambling Disorder
 

Publications:

PubMed for past 5 years

David Michael Ledgerwood

Division of Nicotine and Tobacco Research

Position Title:

Associate Professor and Director - Division of Nicotine and Tobacco Research

Email: dledgerw@med.wayne.edu
Office Address:

Tolan Park
Detroit, MI 48201
Suite 2A, Room 223

Office Phone:

313-993-1380

Biography:

 Dr. Ledgerwood’s research focuses on behavioral treatments for substance and behavioral addictions (e.g., gambling disorder), as well as mechanisms of substance use disorders. His recent work in the area of nicotine and tobacco includes studying the efficacy of contingency management for smoking cessation among people living with HIV. He is also currently examining the interrelationship between smoking relapse and stress.

 

Education:

University of Windsor, Ontario, 1995, B.A. (Psychology, Hons.)
University of Windsor, Ontario, 1997, M.A. (Applied Social Psychology)
University of Windsor, Ontario, 2003, Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
Yale University, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT, 2003 (Clinical Psychology Predoctoral Fellowship)

David Michael Ledgerwood

Translational Neuroscience Program

Email: dledgerw@med.wayne.edu
Title: Associate Professor
Division:

Problem Gambling

Research Interests:
  • Substance abuse treatment; Pathological gambling (problem gambling, compulsive gambling); Contingency management.

    Disease/Disorder

    Gambling disorder, nicotine dependence and substance use disorder.

    Species

    Human

    Methods

    Clinical Trials

David Michael Ledgerwood

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