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19th ISAM Annual Conference:
Addiction Medicine New Frontier

26-29 October, 2017 Abu Dhabi,UAE

Plenary Speakers


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H.E. Hamad Al Ghaferi

MBBS, MPH, PhD
Conference President
Director General NRC

H.E. Hamad Al Ghaferi
 

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Vladimir Poznyak

MBBS, MPH, PhD
Coordinator, Management of Substance Abuse
Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse
World Health Organization

Vladimir Poznyak
 

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Thomas Macllelan

Chairman of the Board
Treatment Research Institute

Thomas Macllelan
 

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Rafia Ghubash

Professor of Psychiatry
UAE University

Rafia Ghubash
 



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Susumu Higuichi

M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Hospital Organization
Kurihama Medical and Addiction Center

Susumu Higuichi
 



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Sir John Strang

Head of Addiction Department
King's College London

Sir John Strang
 

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Keith Humphreys

Professor & Section Director for Mental Health Policy,
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University

Keith Humphreys
 

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Kathleen T. Brady

MD, PhD
Distinguished University Professor
Vice President for Research
Medical University of South Carolina
Dr. Brady is an experienced clinical and translational researcher and has been conducting scientific investigations and clinical work in the field of addictions and psychiatric disorders for over 30 years. Her research focuses on pharmacotherapy of substance use disorders, comorbidity of psychiatric disorders and addictions (e.g., posttraumatic stress disorder and bipolar disorder), gender differences and women's issues in addictions, and the neurobiologic connections between stress and addictions. She has received numerous federal research grants and has published over 300 peer-reviewed journal articles and co-edited 10 books. She is the principal Investigator of MUSC's Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), Principal Investigator of the Southern Consortium Node of the NIDA-funded Clinical Trials Network and Director of MUSC's Women's Research Center. Her dedication to furthering research careers has attracted a number of junior investigators and clinicians. She has mentored over 25 individual NIH funded faculty development awards (K-awards) and is presently involved in three institutional faculty development programs (CTSA KL2; BIRCWH, NIDA K-12). She has been the Co-Director of MUSC's IDA NIH- funded post-doctoral fellowship program focused on translational research training in addictions for 15 years.

Kathleen T. Brady