Plenary Speakers


Margarita Alegria, Ph.D., Director, Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research; Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Lawrence Palinkas, Ph.D., Frances L. and Albert G. Feldman Professor of Social Policy and Health, Professor of Social Work, University of Southern California

Kenneth Wells, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Center for Health Services and Society; Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles

Plenary Panel: Navigating a Changing Healthcare Landscape: Perceptions from the Field on Addiction Health Services

Clayton Chau, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director, LA Care Health Plan

H. Westley Clark, MD, JD, MPH, FASAM, Santa Clara University, Public Health Program, Dean's Executive Professor of Public Health; formerly, Director, U.S. Public Health Service, Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

Vitka Eisen, Ed.D., M.S.W., Chief Executive Officer, HealthRight360

Tami Mark, Ph.D., M.B.A., Vice President and Research Director, Behavioral Health and Quality Research, Truven Health Analytics

David Pating, M.D., Chief of Addiction Medicine, Kaiser Medical Center, San Francisco

Pre-Conference Workshop Speakers

Donna Coffman, Ph.D., The Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University

Deborah Garnick, Ph.D., Institute for Behavioral Health, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University

Beth Ann Griffin, Ph.D., Co-Director, RAND Center for Causal Inference

Alison B. Hamilton, Ph.D., M.P.H., Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles; VA HSR&D Center of Excellence for Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior

Carmen L. Masson, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital

Mark McGovern, Ph.D., Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center

Shannon Gwin Mitchell, Ph.D., Friends Research Institute, Baltimore, MD

Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health

Jeffrey Samet, MD, MPH, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health

Megan Schuler, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School, Department of Health Care Policy

James Sorensen, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital

Cathleen E. Willging, Ph.D., Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Behavioral Health Research Center of the Southwest, Albuquerque, NM