Research

Tiffany Lee, Ph.D.; Associate Professor
Dr. Lee’s research interests include addiction training in counselor education, diversity issues in treatment, and alcohol use by college students. She authored the textbook, Embracing Diversity: Treatment and Care in Addiction Counseling.  Currently, she is the principal investigator of a $526,193 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant project entitled, SBIRT Training for Students and Community Organizations in the Health Professions in West Michigan, a three-year study related to alcohol screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT). See wmich.edu/addictionstudies/sbirt. Dr. Lee is a 2018 recipient of the Excellence in Discovery Awards given by the Office of Vice President for Research.

Dennis Simpson, Ph.D.; Professor
Dr. Simpson is conducting research on the effects of mouth alcohol on breath alcohol results and the length of expired blow on breath alcohol results. This research will advance the ability to determine validity of breath alcohol as an appropriate measure of bodily alcohol content.