Profile photo Aimee McRae-ClarkPrincipal Investigator/Director

Aimee McRae-Clark, Pharm.D., BCPP
Dr. McRae-Clark is a board-certified psychiatric pharmacist, who served as the Clinical Director of the previous MUSC SCOR. Her career has focused on developing a more clinically informed understanding of addiction as a disease state, specifically investigating the role that medications and other therapeutic interventions may play in the treatment of addiction. She has been a part of the MUSC community since 1998, and she has served as Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on more than 20 clinical medication trials ranging from Phase I to Phase IV over the past 20 years. She is the current Director of the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) and holds a dual appointment in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. Dr. McRae-Clark also actively participates in several mentorship activities involving trainees at various stages of career development, with a particular interest in increasing the participation of underrepresented minority (URM) clinicians in the conduct of clinical research, and she currently holds a K24 Mid-Career Award in Patient-Oriented Research from NIDA.


Kevin Gray, MD

 Co-Principal Investigator

 Kevin Gray, M.D.
 Dr. Gray  is Professor and Director of Addiction   Sciences   in  the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral   Sciences   and   Assistant Vice President for Advancing   Research   Partnerships at the Medical University of South   Carolina   (MUSC). As a physician-   scientist  co-leading the MUSC   Youth Collaborative, he conducts National Institutes of Health supported clinical research, contributing     novel  advances to treatments for substance use disorders in adolescents and young adults. Dr. Gray is Principal Investigator of the     National   Institute on Drug Abuse/American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Physician Scientist Program in Substance Use,   serves on     the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and serves on the Executive   Committee of   the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. In addition to clinical, administrative, and research efforts, Dr. Gray is   dedicated to   education, providing didactic instruction across training programs and mentoring multiple early career faculty and trainees in   clinical    research.