H. Westley Clark, MD, JD, MPH, CAS, FASAM

Dr. H. Westley Clark, Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, leads the agency’s national effort to provide effective and accessible treatment to all Americans with addictive disorders.Dr. Clark is a noted author and educator in substance abuse treatment, anger and pain management, psychopharmacology, and medical and legal issues.He has received numerous awards for his contributions to the field of substance abuse treatment, including a 2008 President of the United States Rank of Distinguished Executive Award in recognition of his personal commitment to excellence in government and public service; and a 2003 President of the United States of America Rank of Meritorious Executive Award in the Senior Executive Service for his sustained superior accomplishments in management of programs of the United States Government and for noteworthy achievement of quality and efficiency in the public service.
Dr. Clark is being recognized for his remarkable achievements through this award in gratitude for his consistent advocacy on behalf of our treatment system and its patients. He has been a frequent speaker at our conferences since his first appearance in 1998 as a newly appointed Director of Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.

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