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2013 MARTI Summer School Conference Faculty

Robert J. Ackerman, Ph.D.

Founder, Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI) and Professor of Sociology, University of South Carolina, Bluffton, South Carolina; Co-founder and Advisory Board Member the National Association for Children of Alcoholics; author and lecturer.

Kami Anderson

Executive Director, Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission (AIDAC), and Executive Committee Member, Board of Directors of the Behavioral Health Association of Rural Pennsylvania (BHARP), Indiana, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

Chris Arnade, Ph.D.

Photojournalist, Brooklyn, New York; lecturer.

Francis Campbell, R.N., M.S.N., M.Ed., PMHCNS-BC, CARN

Private Practice; Former Program Coordinator, Dual Diagnosis Clinic, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; author and lecturer.

Dennis C. Daley, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychiatry and Social Work and Chief of Addiction Medicine Services, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Principal Investigator, Appalachian Tri-State Node, Clinical Trials Network of the National Institute of Drug Abuse; author and lecturer.

Patrick Dougherty, D.A.

District Attorney and Chair, Criminal Justice Advisory Board, Indiana, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

Michael T. Flaherty, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist and Consultant, Founder of the Institute for Research, Education and Training in the Addictions (IRETA), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; National policy advisor to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), and states on building recovery focused care; author, practicing clinician, researcher, and lecturer.

Victor Q. Garcia, Ph.D

Director, Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI) and Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), Indiana, Pennsylvania; author and lecturer.

Jody Glance, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC); Co-medical Director, Center for Psychiatric and Chemical Dependency Services; and Medical Director, Perinatal Addiction Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

Laura Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Practicing Anthropologist and Vice President, Red de Mujeres Mexicanas en el Exterior (REMEX), a Network of Mexican Women Abroad, Indiana, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

Beverly Goodwin, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), and licensed psychologist, Indiana, Pennsylvania; consultant and lecturer.

Courtney Hankinson, B.A.

Prevention Specialist, Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission (AIDAC), Shelocta, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

Bryn Hogan

Executive Director, Autism Treatment Center of America, home of the Son-Rise Program, Sheffield, Massachusetts; Parent of a child who has recovered from autism; author and international lecturer.

Thomas M. Kelly, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC); and Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

Michael Krafick

Certified Recovery Specialist, Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission (AIDAC), and certified Recovery Coach, Recovery Coach Trainer, and trainer, The Science of Addiction and Recovery, Shelocta, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

Ralph M. May, Psy.D.

Chief Clinical Officer, Community Guidance Center, and licensed psychologist, Indiana, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

John T. McCarthy, Ph.D., NCC

Professor of Counseling, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and licensed professional counselor, Indiana, Pennsylvania; consultant, author and lecturer.

Sean L. McCaskill, M.A.

Founder, McCaskill & Associates, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; motivational speaker, educational consultant, and lecturer.

David K. Mineta, Ph.D.

Deputy Director of Demand Reduction for the Office of National Drug Control Policy at the White House, Washington, D.C.; panelist.

Michele Gwinn Nutter, B.A.

Safe and Supportive Schools Manager, Pennsylvania Center for Safe Schools, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania; and Pennsylvania Coordinator, Mid-Atlantic Equity Center; lecturer.

Kelly Perales, LCSW

Associate Clinical Manager, Community Care Behavioral Health, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

Laurie Roehrich, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP),licensed clinical psychologist, and board president, Open Door, Indiana, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

Dustye L. Sheffer, B.A.

Community Relations Representative, Pyramid Healthcare, Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

Carl R. Sullivan, M.D.

Professor and Vice-Chairman, Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, and Director, Addiction Services, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia; lecturer.

Gary Tennis

Secretary, Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, and Chairman, National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; lecturer.

Karen Vadino, M.S.W., LPCC, OCPS II

Motivational Speaker, Humorist, Trainer, and Consultant, Youngstown, Ohio; lecturer.

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