Dr. Karen Miotto

Dr. Karen Miotto is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Bio-behavioral Sciences at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and the Director of the UCLA Alcoholism and Addiction Medicine Service. She is frequently an invited speaker at national addiction meetings.  In addition, she has published many professional papers and book chapters on substance abuse and pain management for addictive diseases. Her current research is on treatments for medication development for the treatment of addiction. She is the recipient of a career development award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to study treatment for GHB withdrawal.