Dr. Scott Steffensen is not only a member of our Medical Review Board, he's also the founder and inventor of SweatBlock.
In addition to his role as inventor and founder, Dr. Steffensen is a tenured professor at Brigham Young University in the Phychology department with research and teaching focused the nuerobiology of addiction.
Dr. Steffensen utilizes electrophysiological, neurochemical, and behavioral approaches to study neuroadaptations in brain substrates during alcohol and nicotine dependence and codependence.
His research has been funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the past thirty years.
Dr. Steffensen recieved his PhD in Pharmacology and BS in Medical Technology from the University of Utah.
1987 PhD in Pharmacology, University of Utah Medical School
1980 BS in Medical Technology, University of Utah
2014-Present Professor in Psychology and Neuroscience, BYU
2003-2014 Associate Professor in Psychology (tenured), BYU
2014 Visiting Professor in Psychology, BYU, Hawaii
2014 Visiting Professor in Neuroscience, University of Hawaii Medical School
2001-2003 Assistant Professor in Psychology, BYU
2000-2001 Visiting Teaching Professor in Neuroscience, BYU
1994-2000 Assistant Professor in Neuropharmacology, The Scripps Research Institute
1991-1994 Senior Research Associate, The Scripps Research Institute
1989-1990 Visiting Scholar in Neuroscience, UCSD
1988-1994 Post-doctoral Fellow in Neuropharmacology, The Scripps Research Institute
1987-1988 Instructor in Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Appointments & Honors:
2016-2019 Scholar, Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation
2011-2015 Associate Director, BYU Center for Neuroscience
1988-1992 NRSA PHS NIH Fellowship. Scripps Alcohol Research Center
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