Steven Woods, PsyD

Dr. Woods is a clinical neuropsychologist and Professor of Psychiatry at UC San Diego. His primary research interests lie in the application of theoretical models of cognition to elucidate the neuropsychological and real-world effects of neuroAIDS and addictions, with a particular focus on methamphetamine dependence. He is the Principal Investigator on two NIH-funded R01s studying the role of prospective memory in the development and management of medication adherence among HIV-infected persons with histories of addictions across the lifespan. He is a Co-Investigator in the Neurobehavioral Core of the HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center (HNRC, P30), Center Manager of the Translational Methamphetamine AIDS Research Center (TMARC, P50), and PI of a NIDA-funded T32 entitled Training in Research on Addictions in Interdisciplinary NeuroAIDS (TRAIN, T32).