Council Roster

Chairperson

Volkow, Nora D., M.D. 11/30/2021
Director
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health, DHHS
Bethesda, MD 20892-9581

Members

D'Onofrio, Gail, M.D. 11/30/2021
Professor and Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT 06519

Deer, Dennis 11/30/2023
County Board Commissioner, 2nd District
Cook County Government
Chicago, IL 60602

del Rio, Carlos, M.D. 11/30/2021
Hubert Professor and Chair
Hubert Department of Global Health
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322

Devi, Lakshmi A, Ph.D. 11/30/2021
Professor and Vice-Chair for Education
Department of Pharmacological Sciences
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY 10029

Goonan, Daniel A. 11/30/2022
Fire Chief
Manchester Fire Department
Manchester, NH 03101

Greenfield, Shelley F., MPH, M.D. 11/30/2023
Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
McLean Hospital
Belmont, MA 02478

Heidbreder, Christian A., Ph.D. 11/30/2021
Chief Scientific Officer
Indivior, Inc.
Richmond, VA 23235

Kenny, Paul J., Ph.D. 11/30/2022
Ward-Coleman Professor and Chairman
The Fishberg Department of Neuroscience
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY 10029-6574

Nickel, Jessica Hulsey 11/30/2022
President and CEO
Addiction Policy Forum
North Bethesda, MD 20852

Ostrovsky, Andrey, M.D. 11/30/2023
Managing Partner
Social Innovation Ventures
Rockville, MD 20850

Rieder, Travis N., Ph.D. 11/30/2023
Director of the Master of Bioethics Degree Program
Berman Institute of Bioethics
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD 21205

Sinha, Rajita, Ph.D. 11/30/2023
Foundations Fund Endowed Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT 06519-1717

Walls, Melissa L., Ph.D., 11/30/2023
Associate Professor
Department of International Health
Bloomburg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD 21231

Walsh, Sharon L., Ph.D. 11/30/2022
Professor
Department of Behavioral Science
College of Medicine
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40502

Executive Secretary

Weiss, Susan R.B., Ph.D. 12/31/2025
Director, Division of Extramural Research
Division of Extramural Research
Office of The Director
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health, DHHS
Rockville, MD 20892

Ex-Officio Members

Becerra, Xavier
Secretary
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC 20201

Collins, Francis S., Ph.D., M.D.
Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892