Dr. Steven W. Gust

Dr. Steven W. Gust coordinates NIDA’s International Program, which includes the Institute’s global research, research training, and education efforts.   In his position he interacts with researchers and governments around the world as they develop programs to address addiction.   He also has a lot of research experience in psychopharmacology which is the study of how drugs affect the brain and cognitive abilities.  In his spare time he restores the 1842 farm house he lives in with his wife and various pets.