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Sean McCabe

Sean Esteban McCabe, PhD


Research Professor, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan

Professor, School of Nursing, University of Michigan

Director, Center for the Study of Drugs, Alcohol, Smoking and Health (DASH), School of Nursing, University of Michigan

Email: plius@umich.edu

Sites:
https://nursing.umich.edu/faculty-staff/faculty/sean-esteban-mccabe
https://irwg.umich.edu/people/sean-esteban-mccabe

Biography

Dr. McCabe is an internationally recognized scholar in the areas of epidemiology of substance use disorders, prescription medication use and misuse, sexual orientation, and survey methodology. He has clinical experience treating adolescents, young adults and adults with substance use disorders. Dr. McCabe previously served as the Acting Director of the University of Michigan Substance Abuse Research Center and Office of Student Conflict Resolution. He is the Director of the Center for the Study of Drugs, Alcohol, Smoking and Health (DASH) in the School of Nursing at the University of Michigan. Dr. McCabe was the Associate Editor for an addiction journal and regularly reviews grant applications for several organizations including Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Education, National Institutes of Health, and William T. Grant Foundation. He has been the recipient of three NIH research awards. Dr. McCabe has been a principal investigator of twelve NIH-funded projects, participating investigator on a number of NIH-funded projects and authored or co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed articles.

Research Interests

Dr. McCabe's research interests include medical and non-medical use of prescription medications during the transition from adolescence to adulthood and the development of substance use disorders and other long-term clinical and functional outcomes. Dr. McCabe is an internationally recognized scholar in the areas of epidemiology of substance use disorders, prescription medication use and misuse, sexuality, and survey methodology. He has clinical experience treating adolescents, young adults and adults with substance use disorders.

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