Trusandra Taylor, MD, Pennsylvania

Trusandra Taylor, MD, has worked in the field of addiction medicine, behavioral health, and managed care, involving all levels of substance use disorder and primary care for over 30 years. She has made major contributions as a patient advocate and medical educator for the safe and efficacious use of methadone in the United States and internationally. Dr. Taylor has served as the course director for the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Addiction Clinicians Course on Pharmacotherapy since 1997, an expert panel member for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, the Workgroup on Methadone and Cardiac Effects, the Workgroups for Opioid Treatment Program Physician Training and Development of Methadone Induction and Stabilization Guidelines, and served as a consensus panel member for the Treatment Improvement Protocols (TIPS) #43. As a contributor to the literature in a variety of contexts, her name will, no doubt, be recognized in the field of treatment for opiate disorders for many generations to come.

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