Board of Directors


Karen Anne Miotto, MD, DFASAM
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, UCLA Department of Psychiatry, Los Angeles


Sharone Abramowitz, MD, FASAM
Integrative Psychiatry & Addiction Medicine Private Practice

Immediate Past President

Anthony Albanese, MD, FACP, DFASAM
Chief of Medicine, VA Northern California Healthcare System


Neal Mehra, MD, MBA
WellSpace Health, Sacramento


Dana Harris, MD, FASAM
Private Practice/Psychiatry, Los Angeles

Executive Director

Kim Andosca
CA Society of Addiction Medicine, Sacramento

At-Large Member

Mario San Bartolome, Jr., MD, MBA, MRO, QME, FASAM
Molina Healthcare, Inc., Long Beach

At-Large Member

Tauheed Zaman, MD
VA/UCSF, San Francisco

ASAM Region II Director

Itai Danovitch, MD, MBA, DFASAM, DFAPA
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles

MERF Representative

Maureen Strohm, MD, FAAFP, DFASAM
President, Medical Education and Research Foundation (MERF) Board of Directors, HCA Healthcare Sunrise Health GME

Chair, Committee on Public Policy

Randy Holmes, MD, FAAFP, DFASAM
Medical Director, LACADA

Chair, Committee on Integration and Access to Systems of Care

Ingeborg Schafhalter-Zoppoth, MD
California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco

Chair, Committee on Communications (Newsletter)

Chwen-Yuen Angie Chen, MD, FACP, FASAM
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Redwood City 

Chair, Committee on Physician Wellbeing

David Kan, MD, DFASAM
Private Practice, Chief Medical Officer, Bright Heart Health

Chair, Committee on Education

Mason Turner, MD, FASAM
Senior Medical Director for Behavioral Health; Intermountain Healthcare

Chair, Committee on Opioids

Matthew A. Torrington, MD, ABAM, ABPM, AAFP, DFASAM
Private Practice, Clinical Research, ACP UCLA School of Nursing

Chair, Committee on Membership

Jean Marsters, MD
Lifelong Medical Care, Asian Health Services

CSAM Presidents 1983-present

2019 Anthony Albanese, MD

2017 David Kan, MD

2015 Monika Koch, MD 

2013 Itai Danovitch, MD 

2011 Jeffery Wilkins, MD 

2009 Timmen Cermak, MD

2007 Judith Martin, MD 

2005 David Pating, MD

2003 Donald Kurth, MD 

2001 Gary Jaeger, MD 

1999 Peter Banys, MD 

1997 Gail Shultz, MD 

1995 William Brostoff, MD

1993 Richard Sandor, MD 

1991 Kevin Olden, MD

1989 P. Joseph Frawley, MD 

1988 Garrett O’Connor, MD 

1986 Anthony Radcliffe, MD 

1985 Jess Bromley, MD 

1983 Max Schneider, MD

CSAM Bylaws