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Biography - Brian Hurley, MD, MBA, DFASAM

Brian Hurley, MD, MBA, DFASAM is an addiction physician and the Director of Addiction Medicine for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. As Director-at-Large, Brian is currently serving as a board member of ASAM where he gives presentations around the world regarding addiction medicine. He is the Clinical Director for the Second Iteration of the Treating Addiction in the Primary Care Safety Net Program funded by the California Health Care Foundation, and is a primary investigator on a Tobacco-Related Disease Prevention Program-funded project integrating smoking cessation services into community mental health centers and patient-centered medical homes. He also directs two grant-funded programs managed through the National Health Foundation related to the expansion of addiction treatment services in general medical settings operated by Los Angeles County and is a co-investigator for several addiction-related projects managed by the Rand Corporation. He also serves on the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology’s Addiction Psychiatry Examination Writing Committee. Brian completed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and is an alumnus of the Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital Psychiatry Residency Training Program and the New York University Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship. Additionally, he has served in various roles for the Massachusetts Society of Addiction Medicine, New York Society of Addiction Medicine, and California Society of Addiction Medicine.