Shona Ray-Griffith, M.D., is the program director of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UAMS. As the program director, Dr. Ray-Griffith is responsible for the oversight and organization of all educational activities as well as the selection of fellows and the monitoring of their progress. Dr. Ray-Griffith received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 2009. She is board certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM). She also serves as the Ambulatory Director of the Women’s Mental Health Program and specializes in perinatal psychiatry.
John Spollen, M.D., is the assistant program director of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program. He is a professor within the UAMS Department of Psychiatry. He is board certified in Psychiatry and Consultation-Liaison psychiatry by the ABPN & Addiction Medicine by the ABPM. He is the director of the Consult Service at Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System.
Michael Mancino, M.D., is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and serves as the Program Director of the Center for Addiction Services and Treatment at UAMS. He is board certified in Psychiatry by the ABPN and in Addiction Medicine by ABPM. He supervises the fellows during the Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder rotation.
Ravi Nahata, M.D., is a staff psychiatrist with the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System. He is board certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry by the ABPN. He serves as the primary supervising physician of the Continuity Clinic, Outpatient Addiction Medicine, and Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program rotations.
Jonathan Goree, M.D., is an associate professor in the UAMS Department of Anesthesiology and is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He is the director of UAMS’ Interventional Pain Management Services and supervises the fellows during the Pain Medicine rotation.
Michael Cucciare, Ph.D., is an associate professor within the Department of Psychiatry. He is a clinical psychologist whose research interests include implementation of evidence-based mental health practices in medical settings, particularly substance abuse treatment settings