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Public Papers - 1989

Nomination of Herbert D. Kleber To Be a Deputy Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy

1989-07-14

The President today announced his intention to nominate Herbert D. Kleber to be Deputy Director for Demand Reduction, Office of National Drug Control Policy. This is a new position.

Dr. Kleber currently serves as professor of psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine; director, substance abuse treatment unit, the Connecticut Mental Health Center; chief executive officer, APT Foundation, Inc.; director, NIDA clinical research center for treatment of opioid and cocaine abuse at Yale; and director, research training fellowship program in substance abuse. Prior to this, Dr. Kleber was associate professor of psychiatry, 1970 - 1975, and assistant professor of psychiatry, 1966 - 1970, at Yale University School of Medicine. He was director and founder of the drug dependence unit at the Connecticut Mental Health Center, 1968 - 1975, and executive director of the psychiatry emergency room service at Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1967 - 1968. Dr. Kleber also served as the outpatient and admissions coordinator at the Connecticut Mental Health Center, 1967 - 1968. From 1966 to 1967, he was the assistant chief of the Hill-West Haven division at the Connecticut Mental Health Center.

Dr. Kleber graduated from Dartmouth College (B.A., 1956) and Jefferson Medical College (M.D., 1960). He completed a rotating internship at Health Center Hospitals of the University of Pittsburgh, 1960 - 1961, and his psychiatric residency was served at Yale University School of Medicine, 1961 - 1964. Dr. Kleber was born June 19, 1934, in Pittsburgh, PA. He currently resides in Connecticut.

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