Psychologist, CHIME Analysis Core
Dr. W. Neil Steers, PhD, is an adjunct assistant professor in the David Geffen School of Medicine in the UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research. He earned his B.A in Psychology and M.A in General-Experimental Psychology with an emphasis in Social Psychology from California State University Northridge and earned his PhD degree in Social Psychology from Claremont Graduate University.
Dr. Steers has extensive experience in study design and data-analytic phases and, as such, he provides statistical and data analysis support to the scholars in the RCMAR/CHIME. He has published extensively on a variety of topics including psychosocial issues, health services for people with HIV/AIDS, and psychology of interpersonal relationships. Dr. Steers is currently a co-investigator for the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study. This research focuses on modifiable factors in managed-care settings and the effects of these factors on quality of care for diabetes and patient outcomes and Dr. Steers' role in this research is mostly in the study design and data-analytic phases.