Bios

Jason Kirby, DO is a board-certified addiction medicine specialist and is currently Medical Director of Addiction and Recovery Services at St. Peter’s Health Partners and Chief of Behavioral Health at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, NY.   He is an expert in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of substance use disorders and other process addictions in special populations.

 

Adam Scioli, DO is an an associate medical director and psychiatrist at Caron Treatment Centers, overseeing the psychiatric needs of patients in the adult programs.  He is board certified by the American Board of Psychatry and Neurology as well as the American Board of Preventive Medicine (Addiction Medicine).  He is a fellow of both the APA and ASAM.

 

Corinne Scioli is a long-standing member of Alanan who has extensive experience in facilitating IDAA Alanon  sessions.

 

John Breen is a sports physiologist and an elite

multi-sport coach and athlete. His athletes have medaled at the world championships, competed at the Olympic Trials, and raced internationally. John founded Fitness in Recovery in 2015 to give back to the recovery community.

 

Sidra Ghafoor, M.D. completed an accelerated 

7-year B.S./M.D. program at Villanova University and Drexel University College of Medicine. She is currently completing an Addiction Psychiatry fellowship at the

University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Ghafoor treats

dual-diagnosis patients at The Wedge Medical Center. 

She is the co-founder and current president of

Fitness in Recovery.

 

Penny Ziegler, M.D. served as the Executive Director of

International Doctors in Alcoholics Anonymous (IDAA) 2019-2020. She received her medical degree from The George Washington University in Washington, DC and completed a psychiatry residency at The Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital in Baltimore, MD.  A board certified addiction psychiatrist and certified fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, Dr. Ziegler has been working in the field of addiction medicine for more than 20 years.

 

Scott Teitelbaum, M.D.  Is the Pottash Professor in Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the University of Florida’s College of Medicine, serving as Vice Chair of the Department of Psychatry, Chief of the Division of Addiction Medicine, Medical Director of the UF Health Florida Recovery Center, and Addiction Fellowship Director.He has been involved in the evaluation and/or treatment of more than 4,000 healthcare providers and other professionals from across the country.