Public Policy Section

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Richard N. Rosenthal, MD, Section Head

Hilary S. Connery, MD, PhD, Section Co-Chair

The Public Policy Section has the goals of coordinating and disseminating AAAP policy recommendations and disseminating knowledge of addictive disorders to the general public. The Public Policy Section works in close collaboration with the Research, Treatment and Education sections of AAAP to promote excellence of clinical practice in addiction psychiatry, to educate the public regarding addictive disease, to promote accessibility and quality of treatment for all patients and to support research in the field.