Dr. Sterling McPherson

Dr. McPherson is Director for Biostatistics and Clinical Trial Design at the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine and Associate Director of Research for Analytics and Discovery at the Providence Medical Research Center. He is also Executive Faculty at the Program of Excellence in Addictions Research (PEAR). Within PEAR, he is the Head and Principal Investigator of the Analytics and Psychopharmacology Laboratory (APPL). He has secured more than $35 million in grants and contracts as PI or Co-I from NIH (eight different institutes/centers) and 14 other agencies and is involved in multiple research projects ranging from basic human toxicology to health economics.