‘Deep Transmagnetic Stimulation Therapy (d-TMS) and Electroconvulsive Therapy in the treatment of Addiction and Comorbid Psychosis’ Dr. Nesrin Dilbaz, Professor of Psychiatry , in the Üsküdar University  of Medical and Üsküdar University English Psychology Department and she directs NP Brain Hospital Addiction Treatment Center and also she directs the Addiction Research and Applied Center of […]


‘Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Top 10 Things to Ask’ Dr. Carise is a clinical psychologist and part of the recovery community for 35+ years. An Adjunct Clinical Professor at University of Pennsylvania (since 1997), her career has spanned research, clinical, teaching, and executive positions in behavioral health. She is currently working as an expert consultant/witness […]


‘Treatment of People with Substance Use Disorders with Co-occurring Infections (HIV, HCV, SARS-2, and others)’ Jag H. Khalsa, MS, PhD, DFISAM, currently is serving as a Special Volunteer at National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH, following retirement in October 2017 after 40 years of US Federal service (10 at FDA and 30 years as the Chief, […]


‘Update on Preventive, Treatment and Recovery strategies to prevent opioid-related deaths’ Professor Sir John Strang has published extensively in the addictions field, with more than 500 publications. He is Head of the Addictions Department and is also Leader of the Addictions CAG (Clinical Academic Group) of Kings Health Partners AHSC (Academic Health Science Centre).  He […]


‘Drugs, Challenges Facing The World: The Role of The International Narcotics Control Board’ Dr. Toufiq got his specialization degree in psychiatry at the Rabat Faculty of Medicine in 1992. He was granted fellowships in Psychiatry and addiction medicine in France. He opted for a sub-specialization in substance use and applied-epidemiology in 1993. He was selected […]


‘Pre-Addiction: An Overlooked Part of the Substance Use Disorder Continuum’ Dr. McLellan has been a career researcher for 45 years at the Treatment Research Institute (1992 – 2012) and as a Professor in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine (1978 – 2014). In his career he has published over 650 research […]


‘Seeing affective and psychotic disorders through addictions: What we learn from case studies’ Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.  In 1995-96 she completed the fellowship program for “alcohol and drug abuse/addiction treatment and prevention” as a NIDA/ Humphrey fellow and also got a degree for the […]


‘Beyond the tip of the iceberg: Challenges in overcoming methamphetamine use among women’ Dr. Siste attended the medical school at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia. She pursued further training as a psychiatrist at the same institution. Since 2009, she has been a Lecturer at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Indonesia. She obtained qualification as […]


‘Gender-related considerations in the relationships between stress, trauma and addictions’ Dr. Potenza is the Stephen M. Southwick Professor of Psychiatry, Professor in the Child Study Center and Neuroscience at the Yale School of Medicine, and he directs the Division on Addictions Research, Center of Excellence in Gambling Research, Women and Addictive Disorders Core of Women’s […]


‘The Neuroscience of Addiction Recovery’ Dr. Montoya is the Director of the Division of Therapeutics and MedicalConsequences (DTMC) of NIDA. He has a Medical Doctor and Psychiatrist degree from the University of Antioquia in Colombia and a Master’s in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University. He was a Humphrey Fellow at Johns Hopkins and a […]