Staffed by Franklin Walker

Ken Dunham, MD – Chair
Jan Rhyne, MD
Lawrence H. Greenblatt, MD
Shauna Guthrie, MD
William J. (Skip) Johnstone, Jr., MD
Robyn Jordan, MD, PhD
Daniel McKearney, PA-C
Allison Beam, PA-C
Gregory K. Griggs – Consultant
R. David Henderson, JD – Consultant
Joseph Jordan, PhD – Consultant
Amanda Khalil, PhD – Consultant
Elyse Powell, Phd – Consultant
Merritt Seshul, MD – Board Liason


Upcoming Meeting Materials

Next Meeting: TBD


Misc. Items

OBOT Pilot Report

New Resource! Buprenorphine Guidance Document

 AMA Paper – Spotlight on North Carolina – April 2019

Addiction Recovery Medical Home – Alternative Payment Model

 NC DHHS Opioid Action Plan Data Dashboard Release

Is CME credit offered for the MAT waiver course?  If the training is being sponsored by an organization that is accredited to provide CME (i.e. MAHEC, AAPA, etc.), then yes. Programs looking to offer the waiver training are encouraged to coordinate with their local AHECs to provide CME.

Are there any resources for prescribers new to seeing patients with OUD/prescribing buprenorphine?  



February 16, 2021

  1. Agenda
  2. Proposed Bill 2021-MG-4A v2: Require Naloxone Scripts with Opioid Scripts
  3. Proposed Bill 2021-NB-26A v2: Allow Pharmacists to Administer Injectable Drugs
  4. House Bill 17 v1: Pilot Project to Treat Opioid Overdose
  5. SAFE Act Draft
  6. Minutes – February 16, 2021

 October 2, 2019

  1. MAT in Jails
  2. OBOT Pilot Summary 1 pager
  3. Minutes – October 2, 2019

May 22, 2018

  1. Hope Act Fact Sheet
  2. Hope Act Local Access Fact Sheet
  3. Local LE Access to PDMP in other states
  4. Bill Draft – HOPE Act version dated 5.7.18
  5. NCMS Summary – Section of HOPE Act (v.1)
  6. Minutes – May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018

  1. Charge and Agenda
  2. Project OBOT NC 1.3 – Providers

Documents to be signed and returned

  1. NCMS Conflict of Interest Policy and Disclosure Statement
  2. NCMS Leadership Confidentiality Policy
  3. NCMS Photo Film Release Form