Policy Projects

Physicians and Lawyers for National Drug Policy

Principal Investigator

David Lewis
Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Community Health


Co-Principal Investigator

Kathryn Cates-Wessel
Associate Director, PLNDP



Our mission is to align policy, practice, and public understanding with the scientific evidence that addiction is a preventable and treatable disease; to support the use of evidence-based, cost-effective approaches toward prevention and treatment; and to enable lawyers and physicians to provide effective and sustained leadership in this effort.

Visit Physicians and Lawyers for National Drug Policy for more information.