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Dr. Mark Calarco, National Medical Director for Clinical Diagnostics, American Addiction Centers
Dr. Mark Calarco is AAC's national medical director for clinical diagnostics. He has a background in family and emergency medicine.
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Dr. Lawrence Weinstein, Chief Medical Officer, American Addiction Centers
Dr. Lawrence Weinstein, MD, ABHM, FASAM, FAMA, was appointed chief medical officer of AAC in August 2018.
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Megan Brice MS, LPC, NCC
Megan Brice holds a Masters of Science in Community Mental Health Counseling. She works with diverse populations in individual therapy, with specializations in relationships, sexual health and education, and Evidence Based Therapies.
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Tamera Martens, MA
Tamera Martens, MA, is the owner of Seeds of Success Consulting and Coaching. She is a detail-oriented professional writer with 8 years of experience writing in the behavioral health, non-profit, and healthcare sphere.
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Timothy Esteves
Timothy Esteves is the Community Content Editor at American Addiction Centers. Tim received his B.A. in English with an emphasis on literature from Denison University. He got his start as an editor working with students at the Denison University Writing Center. He would later join AAC’s Content Marketing team, and eventually transition to editing and ...
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Geraldine Orentas
Geraldine Orentas is a writer, content strategist, and wellness enthusiast who seeks to captivate readers through thoughtful words.
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Dr. Diana Rangaves, PharmD, RPh
Dr. Diana Rangaves, Google Scholar, holds a Doctorate from the University of California. As a clinical pharmacist, previous professor of psychopharmacology, substance use and addiction, as well as Interim Director of Pharmacy for a behavioral health hospital, she brings extensive experience and expertise in all levels. Author of the book, Embrace Your Excellence: A Psychopharmacology ...
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Jillian English
Jillian English has focused her expertise on the health and wellness industry, and is a member of WELCOA.
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Adrienne Webster, LACC
Adrienne Webster is a Licensed Addiction Counselor Candidate (LACC) in Bozeman, Montana. She received her B.A. in Media Arts from Montana State University and later completed her graduate studies in Addiction Counseling there as well. She works with clients individually and in group settings while completing her post-graduate, clinical supervision. Adrienne is committed to reducing ...
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Kristen Fuller
Kristen Fuller, M.D., is a Medical Editor for American Addiction Centers and
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