Mark S. Gold, M.D.
Mark S. Gold , M.D., is an adjunct professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Washington University and an active member of the advisory council at the Washington University School of Medicine’s Public Health Institute. Gold was a professor, eminent scholar, distinguished professor, distinguished alumni professor, chairman, and emeritus eminent scholar during his 25 years at the University of Florida. He is the author of Wonder Drugs: How They Work (Simon & Schuster, 1986), and he and co-workers have won a number of awards, including the Foundations Fund Prize (APA). Gold has been recognized by the Drug Enforcement Administration for 30 Years of Service, the National Association of Treatment Professionals for Lifetime Achievement, ASAM’s McGovern Award for Lifetime Achievement, National Leadership Award, DARE Lifetime Achievement Award, and PRIDE awards for his career in research and prevention, and the PATH Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award.