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Dennis McCarty, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. He collaborates with policy makers in state and federal government and with community based programs to examine the organization, financing, and delivery of publicly funded treatment services for alcohol and drug disorders. Currently, he is the co-Principal Investigator for the Western States Node of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN). Dr. McCarty also leads the national evaluation for the Network for Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx) and Advancing Recovery initiatives designed to improve access and retention in alcohol and drug abuse treatment using process and quality improvement techniques. Between 1989 and 1995, Dr. McCarty directed the Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Abuse Services for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Dr. McCarty served on two Institute of Medicine committees and was a co-editor for both reports – “Managing Managed Care: Quality Improvement in Behavioral Health Care” (1997) and “Bridging the Gap Between Practice and Research: Forging Partnerships with Community-Based Drug and Alcohol Treatment” (1998).