The White House Recognizes Firm Client, Dr. Louis Baxter, as Addiction Medicine Innovator


Photo Caption – Dr. Louis E. Baxter, Sr., M.D., FASAM (Center) with James Carroll Director of ONDCP (on left with red tie) and Admiral Brett P. Giroir, MD, Assistant Secretary of Health, Department of Health and Human Services (in uniform).

The Nan Gallagher Law Group congratulates its longtime client, Dr. Louis E. Baxter, Sr., M.D., FASAM, who was recognized on June 25th  by The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy as an Addiction Medicine Innovator.   Dr. Baxter, the recipient of this presidential honor, is the Executive Medical Director of the Professional Assistance Program of NJ (PAPNJ), and Nan Gallagher, serves as General Counsel to PAPNJ.  When she learned of this new national credential bestowed on her mentor, Ms. Gallagher exclaimed, “I am so proud of all that Dr. Baxter has done and continues to do to help recognize and to fight the perils of addiction.  He has been such an inspiration to me over the last decade.  We are both very outspoken advocates on this subject and strive daily to effectuate real change.”

The mission of the Professional Assistance Program of New Jersey (PAPNJ) is to provide services to protect the public safety and welfare of the citizens of New Jersey through education, identification, evaluation, treatment planning, and advocacy for licensed healthcare and other professionals in recovery from impairing medical conditions and illnesses.” –