Stanley Shapiro MD, co-founder and CEO, has been practicing medicine since 1981 and is an expert in the field of addiction treatment and recovery. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto School of Medicine and completed his residency at McMaster University. In 1988 he founded the first community based methadone clinic in Ontario and has since treated over five thousand addiction patients. He has been a medical consultant in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries and co-authored “Virtual Reality and Computer-Aided Technologies in Medicine” and “Diabetes: Current and Future Trends in Therapeutics and Diagnostics”.
Brian Dressler MD, co-founder & VP Medical Research, received a Bachelor of Independent Studies in Medical Research from the University of Waterloo in 1983. He completed the course work for a M.Sc. in Neurosciences in 1984, graduated from McMaster University with a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1988 and has been active in the field of addiction medicine since 1991. Dr. Dressler is the medical director for three addiction medical clinics in northeastern Ontario.