Dr. Drew Edwards is a nationally recognized expert in addictive disease and behavioral medicine. Residing in Jacksonville, Florida, he is the founder of Dr. Drew Edwards and Associates, a behavioral medicine practice and consulting firm and a consultant with Lakeview Health. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed and popular articles, as well as books for parents on childhood depression and instilling self-esteem in children. He has conducted and published original research on depression and chronic disease.
Drew is the former director of psychiatry and assistant clinical professor at the Medical College of Georgia. He previously served as associate director of psychiatry at the University of Florida, College of Medicine, where he provided clinical instruction for medical residents and postdoctoral fellows in the Division of Addiction Medicine. In addition, he is a certified forensic expert on the neurobiology of addictive disease, providing expert testimony in capital cases.