• American Psychiatric Association (Distinguished Fellow)
  • American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (Founding Member)
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • Research Society on Alcoholism


  • Minneapolis St Paul Doctors 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Mpls St Paul Top Doctor, 2014, 2015
  • Listed in “Best Doctors in America”, 1999-
  • Listed in “Guide to America’s Top Psychiatrists” published by the Consumers’
  • Research Council of America, 1999-
  • Marty Mann Founder’s Award, National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, 2006
  • Certificate for Outstanding Contributions to Advancing the Understanding of Addictions, Division 50, American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 2008
  • NIH Director’s Award for HBO Addiction Special Documentary and Book, 2008
  • Emmy Award to NIAAA, NIDA and HBO for HBO Addiction Special Documentary Series and Book, 2007