Dr. Thomas Kimball Awarded 2016 Recovery School Award

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MAP Health Management’s Clinical Director Recognized for Contributions to Recovery Research

We can confidently say that science holds the answers to combatting and overcoming addiction. - Dr. Thomas G. Kimball, Ph.D., LMFT

Thomas G. Kimball, Ph.D., LMFT, Director of the Center for Collegiate Recovery Communities of Texas Tech University and Clinical Director of MAP Health Management, is the 2016 recipient of the Association of Recovery Schools’ Recovery School Award. The award was presented at the second annual Association of Recovery Schools’ Recovery Research Awards Banquet hosted at The George Washington University.

The Recovery School Award recognizes Dr. Kimball’s outstanding contributions to recovery research in an educational setting and his decades-long commitment to the advancement of critical research in addiction recovery. As part of the event, Dr. Kimball presented banquet attendees with key findings from his latest research and participated in a cross-discipline panel discussion with recovery and addiction researchers.

“This is a tremendous honor, one that I share with my MAP and Texas Tech colleagues and especially with my students and all persons in recovery,” Dr. Kimball remarked. “We can confidently say that science holds the answers to combatting and overcoming addiction. Now, we must ensure that all patients seeking recovery have access to these science-based addiction treatment and recovery methods, which improve outcomes and offer real hope to millions of families.”

“Dr. Kimball is a champion for those who are experiencing addiction and/or substance use disorder. He is a proven advocate for the cause of strengthening addiction outcomes through science and technology. We are excited about the recognition Dr. Kimball has received and believe him to be very deserving of this honor,” said Jacob Levenson, CEO, MAP Health Management.

Attendees at the summit included policy makers, higher education professionals, medical and healthcare researchers, representatives of federal agencies, nonprofits, and a variety of other public and private stakeholders. The Association of Recovery Schools is a 501 (c) 3, nonprofit organization comprising recovery high schools, as well as associate members and individuals who support the integral growth of the recovery high school movement.

MAP Health Management is the nation’s leader in the provision of a comprehensive, accessible technology platform designed to improve treatment outcomes for patients treated for addictions and other behavioral health illnesses. MAP provides telehealth services, extended treatment support programs, and revenue cycle management to nationally recognized addiction treatment providers and behavioral health professionals committed to measuring and demonstrating outcomes data. MAP’s dedicated teams of research analysts, clinical directors, recovery advocates, technology professionals, and billing experts strive to improve patient outcomes, empower treatment providers with data, reduce expenses, and drive facility revenue. For more information, go to http://www.ThisisMAP.com.

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