David Loveland, PhD
David Loveland, Ph.D. is a Senior Program Director at Community Care Behavioral Health in Pittsburgh, PA with a focus on improving substance use disorder (SUD) treatment. His research has included implementing effective behavioral and cognitive behavioral techniques in applied settings. Dr. Loveland oversees several quality improvement projects to enhance engagement, retention and the continuum of care for individuals with a SUD. Ongoing projects include strategies to expand access to evidence-based medications for SUD in all levels of care, enhancing assertive outreach to engage individuals with a SUD who are in crisis settings, improving the front-door of SUD providers, including rapid access to medications and psychosocial services, and developing value-based payment models to sustain a continuum of care.