Ronald W. Manderscheid, Ph.D.

Ronald W. Manderscheid, Ph.D., has served as the Director of Mental Health and Substance Use Programs at the Global Health Sector of SRA International since 2006. In this capacity, he is developing new demonstration and research projects around mental health and substance use services, programs, and systems, using a public health framework. Previously, Dr. Manderscheid served as Branch Chief, Survey and Analysis Branch, for the federal Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), SAMHSA. During the Clinton National Health Care Reform debate, Dr. Manderscheid served as Senior Policy Advisor on National Health Care Reform in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He served as principal editor for eight editions of Mental Health, United States. Each month, he prepares the Manderscheid Report for Behavioral Healthcare. Dr. Manderscheid has also worked in a variety of positions with the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).