Action Collaborative Steering Committee Member Profiles

To provide more insight into the composition of the NAM’s Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic, we will be profiling members of our steering committee, providing insight into their backgrounds, what in their careers led them to working on substance use disorder and specifically the U.S. opioid epidemic, and what their vision is for the Action Collaborative. 


Deb Houry

Director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Humayun “Hank” Chaudhry

President and CEO, Federation of State Medical Boards

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Kathy Chappell

Senior Vice President of Accreditation, Certification, Measurement and the Institute for Credentialing Research and Quality Management, American Nurses Credentialing Center

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To learn more about the NAM’s Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Action Collaborative, visit the Action Collaborative’s website at and sign up for the listserv here.

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