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Biography - Stuart Gitlow, MD, MPH, MBA, FAPA

Stuart Gitlow, MD, MPH, MBA is the Executive Director of the Annenberg Physician Training Program in Addictive Disease, which he started in 2005 to ensure medical student access to training that stimulates them to develop and maintain interest in working with patients with addiction. He serves as Co-Chair of the American Medical Association’s Action Team on Alcohol and Health, and as an elected member of the AMA’s Council on Science and Public Health. Dr. Gitlow is the Acting President of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and serves as ASAM’s delegate to the AMA. Board certified in general, addiction, and forensic psychiatry, Dr. Gitlow has an active addiction medicine practice. Dr. Gitlow currently serves in a consulting role as the US Medical Director for Orexo AB.

Graduate of MIT and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Gitlow’s psychiatric and public health training took place in Pittsburgh, following which he went to Harvard for his forensic fellowship. Now dividing his time between his clinical practice in New England and his academic work in New York City, he is on faculty at both Dartmouth and Mount Sinai. Dr. Gitlow formerly produced both Health Channel and ABC programming at America Online.