Expert Lecturers

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:

For the course "Addiction Policy" lecturers include: 

  • David Courtright, University of North Florida
  • Peter Cohen, University of Georgetown Medical Center
  • Charles O'Keeffe, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Willem Scholten, World Health Organization
  • Martin Iguchi, Georgetown University School of Nursing, RAND Corporation
  • Geoffrey Laredo, NIDA
  • Alison Ritter, University of New South Wales
  • Beau Kilmer,  RAND  Drug Policy Research Center
  • Thomas Babor, University of Connecticut
  • David Nutt, Imperial College London
  • Michael FarrellUniversity of New South Wales, Australia 
  • A. Thomas McLellan,  University of Pennsylvania, Treatment Research Institute (TRI)
  • Wilson Compton,  NIDA

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

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

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

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

  • Loretta Finnegan
  • Sally Porter, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
  • John Witton, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
  • Reverend Professor Chris Cook, Durham University 
  • Tony Rao, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  • Chris Sargeant, Brighton and Sussex Medical School
  • Gabriele Fischer, Medical University of Vienna Addiction Clinic
  • Kyle Dyer, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London
  • Ed Day, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London
  • Clive Tobut, University of Surrey
  • Cathy Fernandes, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London
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