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NIDA Director Receives Two Awards

Volkow receives an award from Clark
Dr. Nora Volkow (l) receives the Presidential Award from the American Society of Addiction Medicine's Dr. Kelly J. Clark.

Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, is the recent recipient of two scientific awards. On Apr. 5, she received the Presidential Award from the American Society of Addiction Medicine during its 50th annual conference in Orlando. The award, presented by ASAM president Dr. Kelly J. Clark, honors individuals for “outstanding dedication and service in addressing addiction issues or promoting education, training or awareness of the specialty of addiction medicine.” Volkow also received the “Keeper of the Flame” award from the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine for being an advocate of ADM’s mission “to build a trained workforce of ADM physician specialists to serve as clinical experts, faculty, researchers and system change agents.” 

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