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National Drug Conference 2011: Dr. Thomas McLellan

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Re-Thinking Substance Abuse: Transitioning our policies and practices

Prior to his role in federal government, Dr. McLellan was a career researcher for 35 years with the Treatment Research Institute (which he co-founded in 1992) and the University of Pennsylvania. In his career he has published over 400 articles and chapters on addiction research. He has received several distinguished awards including Life Achievement Awards from the American, Swedish, Italian and British Societies of Addiction Medicine and most recently from the American Public Health Association (2010). Dr. McLellan holds a
B.A. from Colgate University and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College. He received postgraduate training in psychology at Oxford University in England.

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