Richard Rawson, PhD, California

Dr. Richard Rawson is currently the Associate Director at UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences in Los Angeles, CA. He is also a Professor-in-Residence at the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Rawson is an inspiring example of a clinician/researcher who systematically examines important clinical and policy questions and uses the findings to facilitate improved treatment in community settings. His research has focused on
both medications and psychosocial interventions. He has over 240 published articles, book chapters and training manuals. He has provided consultation and training to federal, state, and county agencies, treatment organizations, community organizations, public policy groups, and health and social service ministries for numerous countries. Dr. Rawson has testified before the FDA, state legislatures and congressional committees. He is an outstanding leader with a
generous spirit.

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