A. Thomas McLellan Ph. D

A. Thomas McLellan Ph. D

Non-Executive Director

Tom has been a career researcher for 35 years with the Treatment Research Institute (which he co-founded in 1992) and the University of Pennsylvania. During his career, Tom has published over 400 articles and chapters on addiction research. He has received several awards including Life Achievement Awards from the American, Swedish, Italian and British Societies of Addiction Medicine and from the American Public Health Association in 2010.

During 2009 through 2011, Tom was unanimously confirmed by the US Senate to serve as Deputy Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, where he was one of the principal authors of the President’s National Drug Control Strategy.

Tom holds a B.A. from Colgate University and an M.S. and Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College. He received postgraduate training in psychology at Oxford University in England.

Member of the Nomination & Governance Committee
Member of the Science & Policy Committee