David Ledgerwood

David Ledgerwood

David Ledgerwood

Position Title

Associate Professor and Director - Division of Nicotine and Tobacco Research

Office Address

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

Office Phone



 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.



Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at Wayne State University


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)

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