Richard N. Whitney, M.D., DABAM, FASAM

Medical Director

Dr. Whitney provides leadership to the organization, oversees the monitoring program and all clinical services. Before joining OhioPHP, Dr. Whitney practiced Addiction Medicine at Shepherd Hill, the Behavioral Health Department of Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark, Ohio and served as Medical Director of Addiction Services from 2001 until 2018. He is a frequent course instructor for the American Society of Addiction Medicine as well as a lecturer for a variety of professional and community organizations. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Whitney has also been certified by examination by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and was elected a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He was also certified by examination by the American Academy of Pain Management.

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Richard N. Whitney, M.D., DABAM, FASAM