Marc Galanter is Professor of Psychiatry at NYU, and Founding Director of the Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse at NYU. He is also a Division Director at NYU’s World Health Organization Collaborating Center. He is Senior Editor of the journal "Substance Abuse", author of three books and over 200 peer-reviewed articles, and co-editor of the Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment of the American Psychiatric Association. His NIH and foundation-funded studies have addressed family therapy for substance abuse, pharmacologic treatment for addiction, self-help treatment for substance abusers, and Alcoholics Anonymous. As a clinician, he has been listed in the "best Doctors in America" for addiction psychiatry since 1992.