Starting July 27, 2023, Dr. Cara Poland was appointed the Chair of the American Society of Addiction Medicine Public Policy Committee. In this role, Dr. Poland will be an ex-officio member of the ASAM’s board of directors. With the United States in an opioid epidemic and broader addiction crisis, MSU is proud to have her guiding national policy on this healthcare crisis that impacts millions of Americans each and every day. With her own life deeply impacted by addiction through the death of her younger brother, she is proud to represent MSU in this important role guiding national public policy and discourse around persons affected by substance use disorders.”