Psychiatrist William Nunley to be CODA's Deputy Director
September 17, 2013 -- William Nunley, MD, MPH, has been named Deputy Director of CODA, Inc., a behavioral health nonprofit serving people who live with alcohol, drug and mental health conditions. CODA is Oregon's oldest opiate-addiction treatment program, with 15 programs at 10 sites in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties.
Nunley's clinical work focuses on trauma-informed and substance-abuse integration work in community psychiatry. Prior to joining CODA, he served as associate medical director for CareOregon.
During his medical training Nunley helped develop federal policy related to the training hours and rotations for medical residents in relation to patient-safety improvements, mental health parity law, and health disparities.
He completed his adult psychiatry training at Oregon Health & Science University where he also earned a master's degree in Public Health in Management and Policy.
(Also announced a short time ago …)
Melissa Weimer, DO, MCR, has been named Medical Director for CODA, Inc. She also serves as an Assistant Professor at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). Her research area is the intersection between chronic pain and opioid addiction. Dr. Weimer did her residency in Internal Medicine at OHSU, where she was also a General Internal Medicine Fellow, earned a master's degree in Clinical Research and became board certified in Addiction Medicine.