Andrea Grubb Barthwell, MD, DFASAM, is the Founder of Encounter Medical Group. She manages and consults through the global healthcare policy firm EMGlobal, is Director at Two Dreams, a comprehensive alcoholism and addiction treatment system, and had her work recognized when she was voted in as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), where she served as President. Reflecting her long-term commitment to individuals with opioid use disorder, she was named as the founding Chair of the Board of the Foundation for Opioid Response Effort (FORE) with a $100 million endowment.
Barthwell has served as Deputy Director for Demand Reduction in the Office of National Drug Control Policy and was a principal advisor in the Executive Office of the President on policies aimed at reducing demand for illicit drugs.
Barthwell’s public service also includes appointments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Drug Abuse Advisory Committee (DAAC), the National Advisory Councils of National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), and the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT). She served on the Boards of the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD), the Legal Action Committee (LAC), the International Council on Alcoholism and Addictions (ICAA), and Educating Voices, Inc. (EVI).
Tuesday, April 23
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM