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UH psychiatrist William Haning to receive American Society of Addiction Medicine award in April

Date: February 3rd, 2019 in JABSOM News    Print or PDF

Pictured: Dr. Haning at JABSOM. Tina Shelton photo.


From the American Society of Addiction Medicine Member Connect


John A. Burns School of Medicine alumnus and longtime faculty psychiatrist William F. Haning, III, MD, will be honored with the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Annual Award at the ASAM Annual Conference in April, 2019.

Each year the award is given to a member “for outstanding contributions to the growth and vitality of ASAM, for thoughtful leadership in the field, and for deep understanding of the art and science of Addiction Medicine and for expanding the frontiers of the field of Addiction Medicine and broadening the understanding of the addictive process, through research and innovation.”

Dr. Haning is currently the ASAM Director representing Region 8. He also chairs ASAM’s Publication Council, sits on the Public Policy Committee, participates in the Chapters Council, and has been Interim Editor and now Editor-and-Chief of the ASAM Weekly newsletter since January, 2015. Dr. Haning is the founding member of the Hawaiʻi Society of Addiction Medicine (HISAM), serving as President intermittently.

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