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Jean Bennett

Regional Admin
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SAMHSA

Since 2011, Dr. Jean Bennett has served as the Regional Administrator for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Jean chairs the HHS Region III Opioid Task Force, convenes regional stakeholders focused on interprofessional addiction education, expanding access to medication assisted treatment, suicide prevention, Naloxone, Harm Reduction, and Peers and is overseeing the implementation of 25 opioid related project ideas developed during in person regional summits with stakeholders. Jean served in the Navy where she retired at the rank of Captain after serving in clinical nursing roles, medical recruiting leadership roles and was employed as an Area Emergency Manager for the Veterans Integrated Service Network. She has four academic degrees including a BS and MS in Nursing, a MS in Management and a Ph.D. in Organization and Management.

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Events featuring Jean Bennett

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