Steering Committee and Working Group Participants 

 

Steering Committee 

  • Victor Dzau, MD, Chair (National Academy of Medicine)
  • ADM Brett Giroir, MD, Co-Chair (US Department of Health and Human Services)
  • Ruth Katz, JD, MPH, Co-Chair (Aspen Institute)
  • Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD, Co-Chair (HCA Healthcare)
  • Jay Bhatt, DO (American Hospital Association)
  • Carlos Blanco, MD, PhD (National Institute on Drug Abuse)
  • Helen Burstin, MD, MPH (Council of Medical Specialty Societies)
  • Kathy Chappell, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN (American Nurses Credentialing Center)
  • Hank Chaudhry, DO, MS, FACP, FACOI (Federation of State Medical Boards) 
  • Kelly J. Clark, MD, MBA (American Society of Addiction Medicine)
  • Deb Houry, MD, MPH (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education)
  • Andrey Ostrovsky, MD (Social Innovation Ventures)
  • Alonzo L. Plough, PhD, MPH (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
  • Steve Singer, PhD (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education)

 

Health Professional Education and Training Working Group

  • Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP, Working Group Co-Lead (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education)
  • Kathy Chappell, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN, Working Group Co-Lead (American Nurses Credentialing Center)
  • Steve Singer, PhD, Working Group Co-Lead (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education)
  • Timothy K. Brennan, MD, MPH (The Addiction Medicine Foundation)
  • Jianguo Cheng, MD, PhD (American Academy of Pain Medicine)
  • Davoren Chick, MD, FACP (American College of Physicians)
  • Charlene Dewey, MD, MEd, FACP (Vanderbilt University Medical Center)
  • James Gifford, MD, FACP (Federation of State Medical Boards)
  • Eric Holmboe, MD, MACP, FRCP (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education)
  • Beverley H. Johnson, BSN, FAAN (Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care)
  • Alexis LaPietra, DO (American College of Emergency Physicians)
  • Kevin Larsen, MD, FACP (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)
  • Lucinda Maine, PhD, RPh (American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy)
  • Rosalie Mainous, PhD, FAANP, FAAN (American Association of Colleges of Nursing)
  • Ray Mitchell, MD, MBA (Georgetown University and Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
  • Anne Norman, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP (American Association of Nurse Practitioners)
  • Daniel Pace, BS, CCME (American Academy of Physician Assistants) 
  • Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians) 
  • Stephen C. Shannon, DO, MPH (American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine)
  • Denice Stewart, DDA, MHSA, (American Dental Education Association)
  • Sherin Tooks, EdD, MS (Commission on Dental Accreditation)
  • Alison Whelan, MD (Association of American Medical Colleges)

 

Pain Management Guidelines and Evidence Standards Working Group

  • Helen Burstin, MD, MPH, Working Group Co-Lead (Council of Medical Specialty Societies)
  • Debra Houry, MD, MPH, Working Group Co-Lead (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Rebecca Baker, PhD (National Institutes of Health)
  • Alison Bramhall, MPH (American Dental Association)
  • Anne L. Burns, BSPharm, RPh (American Pharmacists Association)
  • Roger Chou, MD (Oregon Health and Science University)
  • Anna Dopp, PharmD (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists)
  • Kyle P. Edmonds, MD, FAAHPM (American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine)
  • Mary R. Grealy, JD (Healthcare Leadership Council)
  • Nicole Harrington, BS (CVS Health)
  • Lisa Hines, PharmD (Pharmacy Quality Alliance)
  • Shari Ling, MD (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)
  • Jan Losby, PhD, MSW (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Edward Mariano, MD, MS (American Society of Anesthesiologists)
  • Vincent G. Nelson, MD, MBA (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association)
  • Robert “Chuck” Rich, Jr., MD, FAAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians)
  • Friedhelm Sandbrink, MD (US Department of Veterans Affairs)
  • Michael Schlosser, MD, MBA (HCA Healthcare)
  • Bob Twillman, PhD (Integrative Health Policy Consortium)
  • Scott G. Weiner, MD, MPH, FAAEM, FACEP (American College of Emergency Physicians)

 

Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Services Working Group 

  • Jay Bhatt, DO, MPH, MPA, FACP, Working Group Co-Lead (American Hospital Association)
  • Andrey Ostrovsky, MD, Working Group Co-Lead (Social Innovation Ventures)
  • Alonzo Plough, PhD, MPH, Working Group Co-Lead (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
  • Mitra Ahadpour, MD, DABAM (US Food and Drug Administration)
  • George Barrett, MBA (Healthcare Leadership Council)
  • David Beier, JD (Bay City Capital)
  • Kirsten Beronio, JD (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)
  • Carlos Blanco, MD, PhD (National Institute on Drug Abuse)
  • Richard Bonnie, LLB (University of Virginia) 
  • Kelly J. Clark, MD, MBA (American Society of Addiction Medicine)
  • Allan Coukell, BSc (The Pew Charitable Trust)
  • Ed Greissing, MA (Milken Institute)
  • Jennifer Atkins, MBA (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association)
  • Mira Irons, MD (American Medical Association) 
  • Christopher M. Jones, PharmD, MPH (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Stacey Lee, MA (SAMHSA)
  • Bertha K. Madras, PhD (McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School)
  • Mark O’Brien, JD (Addiction Policy Forum)
  • Harold L. Paz, MD (The Ohio State University)
  • Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, MD, MPH (American Institutes for Research)
  • Umair Shah, MD, MPH (Harris County Public Health)
  • Joshua Sharfstein, MD (John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health)
  • Brooke Tranium, JD (American Nurses Association)
  • Corey Waller, MD, MS (Health Management Associates) 

 

Research, Data, and Metrics Needs Working Group

  • Carlos Blanco, MD, PhD, Working Group Co-Lead (National Institute on Drug Abuse)
  • Kelly J. Clark, MD, MBA, Working Group Co-Lead (American Society of Addiction Medicine)
  • Rebecca Baker, PhD (National Institutes of Health)
  • David Beier, JD (Bay City Capital)
  • Richard Bonnie, LLB (University of Virginia)
  • Kathy Chappell, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN (American Nurses Credentialing Center)
  • Jianguo Cheng, MD, PhD (American Academy of Pain Medicine)
  • James Gifford, MD, FACP (Federation of State Medical Boards)
  • Nicole Harrington, BS (CVS Health)
  • Lisa Hines, PharmD (Pharmacy Quality Alliance)
  • Christopher M. Jones, PharmD, MPH (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Bertha K. Madras, PhD (McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School)
  • Edward Mariano, MD, MS (American Society of Anesthesiologists)
  • Friedhelm Sandbrink, MD (US Department of Veterans Affairs)

 

For more information regarding working groups, please contact opioidcollaborative@nas.edu.

 

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