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Editorial Board

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Editor-in-Chief

Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, DFASAM, FACP
Boston University



Co-Editors

Kelly E. Dunn, PhD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Ismene Petrakis, MD
Yale University School of Medicine

Martha J. Wunsch, MD, FAAP, DFASAM
Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Frank J. Vocci, PhD
Baltimore, MD


Statistical Editors

Debbie M. Cheng, ScD
Boston University School of Public Health 

Charles Maynard, PhD
University of Washington

Katie Witkiewitz, PhD 
University of New Mexico
Managing Editor 

Michael Arends, BS
The Scripps Research Institue 










Editorial Fellows 

Benjamin Oldfield, MD, MHS
Yale University School of Medicine

Lewei Lin, MD, MS
University of Michigan



Editorial Board
Robert M. Anthenelli, MD
VA San Diego Healthcare System 
University of California, San Deigo, Health System

Gary Aston-Jones, PhD
Rutgers University and Rutgers Behavioral and Health Sciences

Yatan Pal Singh Balhara, MD, DNB (Psychiatry), MNAMS,MSc
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Robert L. Balster, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University

Kathleen T. Brady, MD, PhD
Medical University Of South Carolina

Karen L. Cropsey, PsyD
University of Alabama at Birmingham 

James L. Ferguson, DO, DFASAM
Recovery Management Solutions

David A. Fiellin, MD
Yale University

Michael Fingerhood MD, FACP, FASAM, AAHIVS
Johns Hopkins University 

Catherine Friedman, MD
Brown University 

John A. Fromson, MD
Harvard Medical School

Marc Galanter, MD, MPH, DFASAM
New York University

Marc N. Gourevitch, MD, MPH, DFASAM
New York University School of Medicine

Nady El Guebaly, MD, DPsych, DFASAM
University of Calgary

Kyle Kampman, MD, DFASAM
University of Pennsylvania

Jag Khalsa, PhD
National Institute on Drug Abuse

Barbara J. Mason, PhD
The Scripps Research Institute

Founding Editor
George F. Koob, PhD
​Jane C. Maxwell, PhD
University of Texas Austin

Mark Potenza, MD, PhD
Yale University

Gary M. Reisfield, M.D.
University of Florida College of Medicine

Perry F. Renshaw, MD, PhD
University of Utah

Richard K. Ries, MD, DFASAM
University of Washington

David E. Smith, MD, DFASAM
University of California at San Francisco

Jon E. Sprague, PhD
Ohio Northern University

Eric Strain, MD
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Mishka Terplan, MD, MPH, FACOG, Diplomate ABAM, FASAM
Virginia Commonwealth University

Nassima Ait-Daoud Tiouririne, MD
University of Virginia

Michael F. Weaver, MD, DFASAM
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Joseph Westermeyer, MD, PhD, DFASAM
Minneapolis VAMC

George E. Woody, MD, DFASAM
University of Pennsylvania

Li-Tzy Wu, ScD, RN, MA
School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center

Nickolas D. Zaller, PhD
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

In Memoriam:
Gary D. Helmbrecht, MD  (1957-2011)