American Society of Addiciton Medicine

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About Us

Past Presidents



Ruth Fox, MD

Founding President
President 1954 - 1961, 1969 - 1971


Stanley E. Gitlow, MD, FACP, DFASAM

President 1961 - 1963, 1971 - 1973



Luther A. Cloud, MD

President 1963 - 1965


Percy E. Ryberg, MD

President 1965 - 1967



Arnold S. Zentner, MD

President 1967 - 1969


Maxwell N. Weisman, MD

President 1973 - 1975



Charles S. Lieber, MD

President 1975 - 1977


Joseph J. Zuska, MD

President 1977 - 1979



Sheila B. Blume, MD, DFASAM

President 1979 - 1981


LeClair Bissell, MD

President 1981 - 1983



Irvine L. Blose, MD

President, 1983 - 1985


Max A. Schneider, MD

President 1985 - 1987



Margaret Bean-Bayog, MD

President 1987 - 1989


Jasper G. Chen See, MD

President 1989 - 1991



Anthony B. Radcliffe, MD, DFASAM

President 1991 - 1993


Anne Geller, MD, DFASAM

President 1993 - 1995



David E. Smith, MD, DFASAM

President 1995 - 1997


G. Douglas Talbott, MD, DFASAM

President 1997 - 1999



Marc Galanter, MD, DFASAM

President 1999 - 2001


Andrea G. Barthwell, MD, DFASAM

President 2001 - 2002



Lawrence S. Brown, Jr., MD, MPH, DFASAM

President 2002 - 2005


Elizabeth F. Howell, MD, DFASAM

President 2005 - 2007



Michael M. Miller, MD, DFASAM

President 2007 - 2009


Louis E. Baxter, Sr., MD, DFASAM

President 2009 - 2011



Donald J. Kurth, MD, MBA, MPA, DFASAM

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President 2011 - 2013
(leave of absence June 2011 - April 2013)


Stuart Gitlow, MD, MPH, MBA, DFAPA, DFASAM

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President 2013 - 2015



R. Jeffrey Goldsmith, MD, DLFAPA, DFASAM

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President 2015 - 2017


Kelly J. Clark, MD, MBA, DFAPA, DFASAM

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President 2017 - 2019