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Bradford Health Services Medical Director Receives Prestigious Industry Designation

Dr. Michael Wilkerson recognized by the American Society of Addiction Medicine as a Fellow due to his significant contributions to the field of addiction medicine

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – August 8, 2017 – Bradford Health Services is pleased to announce the designation of Corporate Medical Director Dr. Michael Wilkerson as a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (FASAM). Granted biennially, this prestigious award honors those who demonstrate a high level of achievement and dedication to the field of addiction medicine.

As a nationally recognized specialist in the treatment of healthcare professionals, Dr. Wilkerson qualified for the FASAM designation by meeting a rigorous set of criteria highlighting his exceptional professionalism, significant contributions and involvement in the field of addiction medicine.

“This honor is not only a testament to Dr. Wilkerson’s clinical skills, but of his unwavering commitment to helping those affected by addiction,” said Bradford CEO W. Clay Simmons. “Dr. Wilkerson exemplifies the important work that we do day in and day out across our facilities.”

Prior to joining Bradford Health Services in 2006, Wilkerson served as the director of the Physicians Health Program of North Carolina. Under his visionary leadership, Bradford’s Healthcare Professionals Program and Extended Care Program has continued to grow as a national leader in addiction treatment, serving numerous clients from various professional licensing boards across the nation.

On his recent designation, Dr. Wilkerson commented: “It is an accomplishment that I hold in high esteem since it recognizes my twenty years of dedication to treating those suffering from the disease of addiction.”

For more information on Bradford Health Services, please visit bradfordhealth.com.

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About Bradford Health Services: Bradford Health Services has been effectively and affordably treating alcoholism and drug addiction for nearly 40 years. Bradford’s mission is to help patients and families access treatment services and to meet them at their need. Bradford provides a variety of intensive outpatient, detoxification, inpatient, partial, military, legal and extended care services. Bradford’s Healthcare Professionals Program is an industry leader and has provided services for patients from 44 states across the country. At Bradford, there is hope ahead. For more information, please visit bradfordhealth.com.

 

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