Dr Iván Montoya is the Deputy Director of the Division of Therapeutics and Medical Consequences (DTMC) of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). He received his M.D. from the University of Antioquia (Colombia), a Masters in Public Health from The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and completed residency training in Psychiatry at the University of Antioquia. He has been a Fulbright Fellow at The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Director of the Practice Research Network of the American Psychiatric Association. He has published extensively in the areas of etiology, prevention, treatment (pharmacological and non-pharmacological), and medical consequences of Substance Use Disorders. He is the editor of the book title Biologics to Treat Substance Use Disorders and another book in press titled Cannabis Use Disorders.