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Vice Chair for Addiction Programs Beacon Recovery

Areas of Interest
- Substance Abuse


John Dantzler is an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry, the Vice Chair of Substance Abuse Programs, and the Executive Director of the Beacon Recovery and Community Justice programs. Beacon Recovery is UAB's substance use treatment program dedicated to serving uninsured and under insured individuals in an outpatient setting. The UAB Community Justice programs (AKA TASC) serve the Jefferson County Courts as the administrator of specialty courts (Drug Court, Mental Health Court, Veteran's Court) and as the community corrections provider for Jefferson County through a contract with the Alabama Department of Corrections.

Education & Training 

University of Alabama 2003
Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Evaluation and Research

University of Alabama at Birmingham 1991
Master of Sciences or Mathematics in Educational Evaluation and Research

Presbyterian College 1988
Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Psychology

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