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Bio | Francine Garland Stark

Francine Garland Stark began her career in the movement to end domestic violence in 1985 as a volunteer for Women Helping Battered Women in Burlington, VT. She served as the Administrative Coordinator and later Community Response and Training Coordinator for Spruce Run Association (now Partners for Peace) in Penobscot County...
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Bio | Brian L. Meyer, Ph.D., LCP

Dr. Meyer is a Clinical Psychologist and the Psychology Program Manager for Community-Based Outpatient Clinics at the Central Virginia VA Health Care System and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University.   He obtained his A.B. from Harvard University in 1980 and his Ph.D. in clinical...
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Bio | Duncan Dwyer

Duncan is a public health educator and harm reduction community organizer with Maine Health Equity Alliance. He has over two decades of experience as an educator and organizer for healthcare, social services, and academic organizations. Duncan has worked as a Technical Training Coordinator for MaineHealth and as both an Employment...
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Bio | Nicholas Chadi, MD

Nicholas Chadi is a pediatrician specialized in adolescent and addiction medicine. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Montreal as well as a clinician-scientist at Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre in Montreal. Dr Chadi completed a Master of Public Health at Harvard University and was the first pediatrician...
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Bio | Sharon Levy, MD, MPH

Dr. Levy is a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician, Addiction Medicine specialist, Director of the Adolescent Substance Use and Addiction Program at Boston Children’s Hospital and Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School.  Over the past 20 years she has evaluated and treated thousands of adolescents with substance use disorders, and she has written...
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Bio | Petros Levounis, MD, MA

Dr. Levounis serves as professor and chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and chief of service at University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey. Dr. Levounis came to Rutgers from Columbia University where he served as director of the Addiction Institute of New York from...
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Bio | Mary Ann Roy, Psy.D., CCS

Dr. Roy is a licensed psychologist and certified clinical supervisor who has expertise in the co-occurring treatment of women with addiction.  Her extensive career in the mental health and addiction field has provided her with the expertise and knowledge necessary to provide strong leadership and direction throughout Crossroads’ continuum of...
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Bio | Jonathan C. Fellers, MD

As a board-certified Addiction Psychiatrist, Dr. Fellers serves as the medical director who works with our clients, their families and health care system to promote high-quality evidence based screening, assessment, and treatment for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders. Addiction involves both biology and psychology, and Dr. Fellers...
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Bio | Alexa Trolley-Hanson, MS OTR/L

Alexa Trolley-Hanson is an occupational therapy practitioner and clinical assistant professor at the University of New Hampshire (UNH). She has over 15 years of experience working with people across the life span develop the skills they need to participate in meaningful life activities. She is passionate about addressing health and...
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Bio | Curt Cyr, Ph.D., R.Ph.

Dr. Cyr is a native of Maine and went on to the University of Rhode Island completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy and Zoology. He obtained a masters in Cell Biology and a doctoral degree in Pharmacology from New York University while studying the desensitization of Endothelin receptors....
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Bio | Carla J. Rash, Ph.D.

Carla Rash, Ph.D., earned her doctorate in clinical psychology at Louisiana State University in 2007. She completed a National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) postdoctoral research fellowship at UConn Health with Dr. Petry. Currently, Dr. Rash is an assistant professor of medicine in the Calhoun Cardiology Center, Behavioral...
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Bio | Helen Harberts, MA, JD

Helen Harberts has worked in drug court systems since 1994 as both a prosecutor and a Chief Probation Officer. She drafted the protocol and implemented the Butte County Drug Court (Adult and Juvenile), the DUI Court, the Mentally Ill Offenders Court, the Domestic Violence Court, and the Comprehensive Treatment Court...
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Bio | Alane O’Connor, DNP

Dr. Alane O’Connor specializes in addiction medicine. For the past 15 years, she led MaineGeneral Medical Center’s efforts to expand access to substance use treatment including rapid access buprenorphine in the ED, implementing the high-acuity step down program, Outpatient Plus, expanding access in primary care and developing an inpatient substance...
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Bio | Eric R. Brown, MD, FAAFP, FASAM

A graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and the Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency Program, he initially worked in role of Family Physician /Medical Director at the Penobscot Nation Health Center and The Penobscot Nation Substance Abuse Program and became duel boarded in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine. He continues...
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