Sterling McPherson

Professor and Director


Dr McPherson is a Professor and Director at Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. He is the Lead Principal Investigator of the Analytics and Psychopharmacology Laboratory (APPL). His focus is on treatment development projects (e.g. Phase I/II trials) focused on alcohol, opioid, methamphetamine, and tobacco use disorders for pharmacological, behavioural, and technological-based investigations. He has published more than 130 peer-reviewed research articles in these domains. He is on the Editorial Boards of Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, Drug and Alcohol Dependence Reports, Addiction, and is Associate Editor (Human Psychopharmacology) at American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.