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Dr. Ann Beeder Appointed Medical Director of Opioid Dependency Treatment Program

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Dr. Ann Beeder
Dr. Ann Beeder, associate professor of clinical public health, was appointed medical director of the Vincent P. Dole Institute for Opiate Dependency Disorders of the Department of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Beeder, who joined the Medical College in 1993, is also associate director of residency in addiction psychiatry, and medical director of the Department of Public Health's Employee Assistance Program Consortium - a program that serves the personnel in neighborhood health and academic institutions.

Dr. Beeder received a medical degree from George Washington University and completed her residency and fellowship at the Payne Whitney Clinic of NewYork-Presbyterian. Board-certified in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry, Dr. Beeder's research focuses on alcohol and substance abuse, and novel therapies such as buprenorphine and office-based methadone treatment for opioid dependency.

The opioid dependency treatment program was created by the merging of the Adolescent Development Program and the Adult Services Program, both of which Dr. Beeder served as interim director.

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