Adam J. Gordon, is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Substance Abuse. He is a Professor of Medicine, Professor of Clinical and Translational Science, and Advisory Dean at the University of Pittsburgh. He is a board certified internal medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine) and addiction medicine physician (American Board of Addiction Medicine) with a 16-year track record of conducting research on the quality, equity, and efficiency of health care for vulnerable populations (e.g., persons with opioid use disorders, persons who are homeless, persons with hazardous alcohol use and other addiction disorders). He is a prior VA Health Services and Research Development (HSR&D) Career Awardee with current research foci that include investigating the outcomes of and implementation of evidence based identification, assessment, and treatment for patients with addiction disorders within primary care, primary care medical homes, and other non-specialty clinical environments. He has significant leadership roles in the VA nationally: he was one of eight authors from the VA that authored the 2015 VA/Department of Defense Clinical Practice Guidelines for Substance Use Disorders, directs the national Buprenorphine in the VA Initiative, and direct the VA's National Coordinating Center for the VA's Interprofessional Advanced Fellowships in Addiction Treatment.