Dr. Geetha Subramaniam is the deputy director of the Center for Clinical Trials Network, a division within NIDA. She and her colleagues collaborate with scientists across the US to conduct clinical trials to assess the value of a number of treatments for substance use disorders. She is trained as a child/adolescent psychiatrist and an addiction psychiatrist and has conducted research studying treatments for teens and young adults who have abused marijuana and prescription opioids, among other substances. She also works with youth with substance abuse and mental health issues and their families in private practice. Fun things she likes to do when she is not working are playing with her labradoodle, going on walks/hikes, watching movies and visiting Washington DC’s museums!