Dr. Robert L. DuPont

National Advisory Board Member
Founding President, Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc.

• Pre-Summit Workshop: Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Monday, March 28, 2016, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
• Treatment Track: The Five-Year Recovery Standard for the Evaluation of Treatment
Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
• Moderator Clinical Track: Chronic Pain and Alternative Therapies
Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
• Pot Poster Boy to NORML Nemesis: Dr. Bob DuPont and What History Can Teach Us, Project SAM Summit
Thursday, March 31, 2016, 9:30 am

DuPont_Robert-lgFor more than 40 years, Dr. Robert DuPont has been a leader in drug abuse prevention and treatment. He was the first Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (1973-78) and the second White House Drug Chief (1973-77). From 1968-70 he was Director of Community Services for the District of Columbia Department of Corrections. From 1970-73, he served as Administrator of the District of Columbia Narcotics Treatment Administration. In 1978 he became the founding President of the Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc., a non-profit organization that identifies and promotes new ideas to reduce illegal drug use. A graduate of Emory University, Dr. DuPont received his MD degree from the Harvard Medical School and completed his psychiatric training at Harvard and the National Institutes of Health. He maintains an active practice of psychiatry specializing in addiction and the anxiety disorders and has been Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Georgetown University School of Medicine since 1980.