Master's Program: Instructional Faculty

Lecturers have been selected from among the world’s leading authorities in each of these subject areas.  Support for lecture honoraria have been generously provided by the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).

For the course “Biological Bases of Addiction” lecturers include:

  1. Steven Negus,  Virginia Commonwealth University
  2. Jason White, University of South Australia 
  3. Rod Irvine, University of Adelaide
  4. Ian Stolerman, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  5. T.K. Li, Indiana University 
  6. Vijay Ramchandani, NIAAA
  7. Robert Balster, Virginia Commonwealth University
  8. Rafael Mechoulam, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
  9. George Koob, Scripps Research Institute
  10. Kenneth Kendler, Virginia Commonwealth University
  11. Danielle Dick, Virginia Commonwealth University
  12. Sharon Walsh, University of Kentucky

For the course "Addiction Policy" lecturers include: 

  1. David Courtright, University of North Florida
  2. Peter Cohen, University of Georgetown Medical Center
  3. Charles O'Keeffe, Virginia Commonwealth University
  4. Willem Scholten, World Health Organization
  5. Martin Iguchi, UCLA School of Public Health
  6. Geoffrey Laredo, NIDA
  7. Michael Farrell, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  8. A. Thomas McLellan,  University of Pennsylvania
  9. Wilson Compton,  NIDA

For the course "Treatment of Addiction: Psychosocial interventions" lecturers include: 

  1. Kim Wolff, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  2. Shamil Wanigaratne, King's College London
  3. Maxine Stitzer, Johns Hopkins
  4. Luke Mitcheson, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
  5. Robert West, University College London
  6. Gonzalo Acuna
  7. Jeffrey Roth
  8. Barney Strauss
  9. Charalampos Poulopoulos, KETHEA
  10. Alex Copello, University of Birmingham

For the course "Public Health Issues and Approaches to Addiction" lecturers include:

  1. Dick Clayton, University of Kentucky
  2. Don DesJarlais, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York
  3. Shane Darke, University of New South Wales
  4. Kenneth Leonard
  5. Mary Loos, Virginia Commonwealth University
  6. Isidore Obot, WHO; University of Uyo, Nigeria 
  7. Sid Schnoll, Pinney Associates
  8. Faye Taxman, George Mason University
  9. Elizabeth Turf, Virginia Commonwealth University

For the course "Treatment of Addiction: Pharmacotherapies" lecturers include: 

  1. Richard Saitz, Boston Medical Center
  2. Alyson Bond, King’s College London
  3. Frank Vocci, Friends Research Institute
  4. Tom Kosten, Baylor University
  5. Femke Buisman-Pijlman, University of Adelaide
  6. James Bell, Langton Centre, Sidney, AU
  7. Sandra Comer, Columbia University
  8. Neal Benowitz, University of California
  9. Bankole Johnson, University of Virginia
  10. Hendree Jones, RTI International 
  11. John Strang, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  12. Walter Ling, UCLA 

For the course "Treatment of Addiction: Critical issues" lecturers include: 

  1. Loretta Finnegan
  2. Sally Porter, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
  3. John Witton, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
  4. Reverend Professor Chris Cook, Durham University 
  5. Tony Rao, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  6. Chris Sargeant, Brighton Homeless Healthcare UK
  7. Gabriele Fischer, Medical University of Vienna Addiction Clinic