About Us

Board of Directors

William F. Haning, III, MD, DLFAPA, DFASAM

President
2021 - 2023

Honolulu, HI

Councils: Publications, Executive, Public Policy Coordinating, Finance
Committees:

Biography: Click Here

Brian Hurley, MD, MBA, DFASAM

President-Elect
2021 - 2023

Los Angeles, CA

Councils: Constitution & Bylaws, Finance, Medical Education
Committees: The ASAM Motivational Interviewing Program Planning, ASAM Criteria Strategy Steering, Public Policy

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Timothy Wiegand, MD, FACMT, FAACT, DFASAM

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Vice-President
2021 - 2023

Rochester, NY

Councils: Chapters, Nominations & Awards
Committees:

Biography: Click Here

Aleksandra Zgierska, MD, PhD, DFASAM

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Secretary
2021 - 2023

Hershey, PA

Councils: Chapters
Committees: Public Policy

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Kenneth I. Freedman, MD, MS, MBA, FACP, AGAF, DFASAM

Treasurer
2021 - 2023

Delray Beach, FL

Councils: Quality Improvement, Executive, Finance
Committees: Ethics, ASAM Criteria Strategy Steering

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Paul H. Earley, MD, DFASAM

Immediate-Past-President
2021 - 2023

Atlanta, GA

Councils: Nominations & Awards, Public Policy Coordinating, Executive, Finance
Committees: ASAM Criteria Strategy Steering

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Anthony P. Albanese, MD, DFASAM

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Director-at-Large
2019 - 2023

Mather, CA

Councils: Chapters
Committees: Annual Conference Programming

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Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM

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Director-at-Large
2019 - 2023

Salt Lake City, UT

Councils:
Committees:

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Nzinga A. Harrison, MD, FASAM

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Director-at-Large
2021 - 2023

Waltham, MA

Councils:
Committees: Practice Management and Regulatory Affairs

Biography: Click Here

Margaret A. E. Jarvis, MD, DFASAM

Director-at-Large
2019 - 2023

Waverly, PA

Councils: Quality Improvement
Committees: ASAM Criteria Strategy Steering

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Marla D. Kushner, DO, FSAHM, FACOFP, DFASAM

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Director-at-Large
2019 - 2023

Chicago, IL

Councils:
Committees:

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Melissa Weimer, DO, MCR, FASAM

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Director-at-Large
2021 - 2023

New Haven, CT

Councils: Constitution & Bylaws, Medical Education, Quality Improvement
Committees: Methodology Subcommittee, Legislative Advocacy, Opioid Use Disorder Course Program Planning

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Kelly S. Ramsey, MD, MPH, MA, FACP, FASAM

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Regional Director, Region I
2021 - 2025

Olivebridge, NY

Councils:
Committees:

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Itai Danovitch, MD, MBA, FAPA, DFASAM

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Regional Director, Region II
2021 - 2025

Los Angeles, CA

Councils
Committees: Annual Conference Program Planning, ASAM Criteria Strategy Steering

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Audrey M. Kern, MD, DFASAM

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Regional Director, Region III
2021 - 2025

Washington, NH

Councils:
Committees:

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Shawn Ryan, MD, MBA, FASAM

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Regional Director, Region IV
2021 - 2025

Highland Heights, KY

Councils:
Committees: Billing and Coding Subcommittee, Practice Management and Regulatory Affairs

Biography: Click Here

Anika Alvanzo, MD, MS, FACP, DFASAM

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Regional Director, Region V
2021 - 2025

Baltimore, MD

Councils: Medical Education
Committees: Annual Conference Programming, Withdrawal Management Writing Group Subcommittee

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Emily Brunner, MD, DFASAM

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Regional Director, Region VI
2021 - 2025

Lake Elmo, MN

Councils
Committees: Methodology Subcommittee

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William H. Yarborough, MD, FACP, FASAM

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Regional Director, Region VII
2021 - 2025

Tulsa, OK

Councils:
Committees: Public Policy

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Teresa Jackson, MD, FASAM

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Regional Director, Region VIII
2021 - 2025

Monroe, WA

Councils:
Committees:

Biography: Click Here

Keyghobad Farid Araki, MD, FRCPC, ABAM, FASAM

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Regional Director, Region IX
2021 - 2025

Toronto, ON, Canada

Councils:
Committees:

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Stephen M. Taylor, MD, MPH, FASAM

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Regional Director, Region X
2021 - 2025

Vestavia, AL

Councils:
Committees: Legislative Advocacy, Public Policy, AMA Delegation Chair

Biography: Click Here

Joseph Garbely, DO, DFASAM

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Ex-Officio
Chair, Physicians-In-Training Committee

Wernersville, PA

Councils:
Committees: Physicians-In-Training

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Michael Fingerhood, MD, FACP, DFASAM

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Ex-Officio
Chair, Medical Education Council

Baltimore, MD

Councils: Medical Education
Committees: Annual Conference Program Planning, State of the Art Course Program Planning

Biography: (coming soon)

Karen A. Miotto, MD, DFASAM

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Ex-Officio
Chair, Publications Council

Los Angeles, CA

Councils: Publications
Committees:

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Yngvild K. Olsen, MD, MPH, DFASAM

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Ex-Officio
Chair, Legislative Advocacy Committee

Baltimore, MD

Councils:
Committees: Legislative Advocacy, Public Policy, Terminology and Definitions Subcommittee

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Jeffrey Selzer, MD, DFASAM

Ex-Officio
Chair, Public Policy Committee

Albany, NY

Councils: Public Policy Coordinating
Committees: Public Policy, Distinguished Fellows, Physicians Health, Ethics

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Julia L. Chang, MS, MBA

Julia L. Chang, MS, MBA

Ex-Officio
Executive Vice-President / CEO

Rockville, MD

Councils: Executive
Committees:

Email: jchang@ASAM.org

Biography: Click Here

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