After working as Director of the Substance and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse
Treatment for the last 16 years, ASAM member H. Westley Clark MD, JD, MPH, CAS, FASAM, retired on October 3rd. While searching for a new director, Daryl W. Kade has been appointed as Acting Director. ASAM is grateful to Dr. Clark for his leadership in the field of addiction medicine and for his significant contributions toward addiction treatment and recovery. We will be recognizing Dr. Clark’s achievements with the Annual Award, to be given during ASAM’s 2015 Annual Conference in April.
ASAM attended Dr. Clark's retirement party. ASAM President-Elect, Dr Jeffrey Goldsmith, back left; Dr. H. Wesley Clark, back right; ASAM President Dr. Stuart Gitlow, front left; ASAM EVP/CEO Ms. Penny Mills, front center; ASAM Secretary, Dr. Margaret Jarvis.