Advisory Board

Session programs and presentations for the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit are tailored to provide stakeholders timely and relevant information for their particular fields. Operation UNITE created a National Advisory Board to represent multi-disciplinary interests in the Rx drug abuse and heroin issues and to guide development of conference offerings. Members of the Advisory Board are:

Baldwin_Grant-smGrant T. Baldwin
Director, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Barnes_Michael-2015-smMichael C. Barnes
Executive Director, Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD)
Daniel Blaney-Koen-smDaniel Blaney-Koen
Senior Legislative Attorney, American Medical Association (AMA) Advocacy Resource Center (ARC)
Burns_Anne-smAnne L. Burns
Vice President, Professional Affairs, American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
Clark_Kelly-smDr. Kelly J. Clark
President-elect, American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
Dreyzehner_John-smDr. John J. Dreyzehner
Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Health
DuPont_Robert-smDr. Robert L. DuPont
Founding President, Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc.
Eadie_John-smJohn L. Eadie
Director, Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) Center of Excellence, Brandeis University
Jones_Chris_smChristopher M. Jones
Director, Division of Science Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Kelly_Karen-smKaren L. Kelly
District Director, Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-5th)
LaBelle_Regina-smRegina M. LaBelle
Chief of Staff, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
Landers_Michelle-smMichelle C. Landers
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance (KEMI)
Laredo_Geoff-2015-smGeoffrey Laredo
Senior Advisor to the Director, Office of Science Policy and Communications, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Lee_Jinhee-smDr. Jinhee J. Lee
Senior Public Health Advisor, Division of Pharmacologic Therapies, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Loya_Tony-smTony Loya
National Coordinator, HIDTA’s National Emerging Threats Initiative (NETI)
Massey_Kevin-sm-2015J. Kevin Massey
Director of Business and Program Development, Weitzman Institute, Community Health Center, Inc.
Parker_Chauncey-smChauncey Parker
Director, New York/New Jersey HIDTA (High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area)
Perry_Karen-smKaren H. Perry
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education (NOPE) Task Force
Saunders_Carla_updated-smCarla S. Saunders
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital