Dr. Williams is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry in New Jersey. Dr. Williams is an expert in tobacco addiction and treatments and has conducted several biobehavioral, translational, and clinical trials regarding smoking in individuals with serious mental illness. She has extensive experience leading training sessions on tobacco treatment and designing organizational change models to promote smoking cessation at behavioral health agencies.
Mr. Foster is also the Senior Implementation Specialist for the Focus on Integrated Treatment (FIT) Initiative at the Center for Practice Innovations. In addition to co-facilitating the Addressing Tobacco Learning Collaborative with NYS-operated agencies, Mr. Foster is a highly sought-after Motivational Interviewing trainer. Mr. Foster has also provided training and implementation support around integrated treatment to behavioral health programs and State Mental Health Authorities in Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Hawaii, Minnesota, Oregon, New York, New Jersey and Virginia.