Expert List: Mental Health & Substance Abuse

The Alliance continuously updates our expert lists on key topics in health policy.

We are also happy to assist journalists who are seeking an expert on a specific topic. Reporters and editors should call the Alliance at 202/789-2300 or email us at info@allhealth.org for help finding an expert.


William Emmet, program director, The Kennedy Forum, 401/578-1529, williamemmet@gmail.com

Rachel Garfield, associate director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, 202/347-5270

Howard H. Goldman, professor of psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 301/983-1671, hh.goldman@verizon.net

Pamela Greenberg, president and CEO, Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness, 202/449-7660

Thomas Miller, resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute, 202/862-5886, tmiller@aei.org

Rob Morrison, executive director, director, legislative affairs, National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, 202/293-0090, rmorrison@nasadad.org

Fred Osher, director of health systems and services policy, Council of State Governments Justice Center, 646/356-0040, fosher@csg.org

Sally Satel, resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute, 202/489-6654, slsatel@gmail.com

Andrew Sperling, director of legislative advocacy, National Alliance on Mental Illness, 703/524-7600, andrew@nami.org