Robert DuPont, M.D.
Robert L. DuPont, M.D., has served as the founding Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse and was also White House Drug Chief. He is on the boards of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, the Kolmac Foundation, the American Council on Science and Health, the National Anxiety Foundation, and the World Federation Against Drugs.
Read about Dr. DuPont’s new book ‘Chemical Slavery: Understanding Addiction and Stopping the Drug Epidemic’ here.
In November 2016, Dr. Robert L. DuPont, MD participated in the first narcotics workshop hosted by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS) at the Vatican entitled, “Narcotics: Problems and Solutions of this Global Issue.
The meeting was led and inspired by Pope Francis and Queen Silvia of Sweden, to develop a global view of the current drug epidemic and recommendations to reverse this trend, one that imperils the very elements of civil society: public health, safety, and human progress.