Robert DuPont

Georgetown Medical School

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Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown Medical School, president of the Institute for Behavior and Health, and author of The Selfish Brain: Learning from Addiction; first director of the National Institute of Drug Abuse and drug czar under Presidents Nixon and Ford

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