National Academy of Medicine

Steering Committee and Working Group Participants 


Steering Committee 

Chair
Victor Dzau (The National Academy of Medicine)

Co-Chairs
ADM Brett Giroir, MD (US Department of Health and Human Services)

Ruth Katz, JD, MPH (Aspen Institute) 
Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD (HCA Healthcare) 

Steering Committee Members

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 (Concerted Care Group)
Alonzo L. Plough, PhD, MPH (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
Steve Singer, PhD (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education)


Education and Training Working Group

Working Group Co-Leads

Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education)
Kathy Chappell, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN (American Nurses Credentialing Center)
Steve Singer, PhD (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education)

Working Group Participants 

George Barrett, MBA (Healthcare Leadership Council)
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)
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)
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) 
Sherin Tooks, EdD, MS (invited) (Commission on Dental Accreditation)
Alison Whelan, MD (Association of American Medical Colleges)


Prescribing Guidelines and Evidence Standards Working Group

Working Group Co-Leads

Helen Burstin, MD, MPH (Council of Medical Specialty Societies)
Debra Houry, MD, MPH (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Working Group Participants 

Rebecca Baker, PhD (National Institutes of Health)
Alison Bramhall, MPH (American Dental Association)
Roger Chou, MD (Oregon Health and Science University)
Kyle P. Edmonds, MD, FAAHPM (American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine)
Mary R. Grealy, JD (Healthcare Leadership Council)
Nicole Harrington, BS (CVS Health)
Trent Haywood, MD, JD (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association)
Lisa Hines, PharmD (Pharmacy Quality Alliance)
Shari Ling, MD (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)
Edward Mariano, MD, MS (American Society of Anesthesiologists)
Laurence Meyer, MD, PhD (US Department of Veterans Affairs)
Robert “Chuck” Rich, Jr., MD, FAAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians)
Michael Schlosser, MD, MBA (HCA Healthcare)
Bob Twillman, PhD (Academy of Integrative Pain Management)
Scott G. Weiner, MD, MPH, FAAEM, FACEP (American College of Emergency Physicians)


Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Working Group 

Working Group Co-Leads

Jay Bhatt, DO, MPH, MPA, FACP (American Hospital Association)
Andrey Ostrovsky, MD (Concerted Care Group)
Alonzo Plough, PhD, MPH (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)

Working Group Participants 

Mitra Ahadpour, MD, DABAM. (US Food and Drug Administration)
David Beier, JD (Bay City Capital)
Carlos Blanco, MD, PhD (National Institute on Drug Abuse)
Richard Bonnie, LLB (University of Virginia)
Jay Butler, MD (The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials)
Kelly J. Clark, MD, MBA (American Society of Addiction Medicine)
Kelly Cochran, MS, RN (American Nurses Association)
Ed Greissing, MA (Milken Institute)
Kim Holland, MBA (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association)
Christopher M. Jones, PharmD, MPH (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Bertha K. Madras, PhD (McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School)
Mark O’Brien, JD (Addiction Policy Forum)
Cpt. Chideha Ohuoha, MD, MPH (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
Harold L. Paz, MD (Aetna)
Umair Shah, MD, MPH (Harris County Public Health)
Joshua Sharfstein, MD (John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health)
Corey Waller, MD, MS, DFASAM (invited) (Camden Coalition)
Modena H. Wilson, MD, MPH (American Medical Association) 


Research, Data, and Metrics Working Group

Working Group Co-Leads

Carlos Blanco, MD, PhD (National Institute on Drug Abuse)
Kelly J. Clark, MD, MBA 
(American Society of Addiction Medicine)

Working Group Participants 

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)
Laurence Meyer, MD, PhD (US Department of Veterans Affairs)


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

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