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Awards & Credentials

In September of 2002, Narconon of Georgia was honored by way of this Proclamation

from the City of Atlanta

Narconon helps the City of Atlanta


The Narconon-International Advisory Board

Experts in drug rehab, toxicology and detoxification

Our Board members have all contributed in the fields of Drug Rehabilitation, Education, Toxicology and Detoxification. They take an active role in Narconon's programs, outcome studies and general research in the field of substance abuse.

Shelley Beckmann, Ph.D

lsd Dr. Beckmann holds a Ph.D in Molecular Biology and has published numerous papers on the efficacy of detoxication. She currently serves as the Research Director for Narconon International.

Paolo Bruschelli, M.D.

lsd Dr. Bruschelli received his degrees in Surgery and Anesthesiology from the University of Perugia in Italy. He is also a specialist in sports medicine. Currently, he is Medical Director of the National Office of Narconon Italy.

William L. Marcus, Ph.D., D.A.B.T.

lsd Dr. Marcus is Senior Science Advisor and Chief Toxicologist for the United States Environmental Protection Agency. He has conducted groundbreaking research in the field of environmental toxicology and pharmacology.

W. Kent McGregor, M.S.W., A.C.S.W.

lsd Mr. McGregor received his B.S. in psychotropic pharmacology and drug interactions and his Masters of Social Work from the University of Houston, specializing in administration and evaluation. He has served for the state of New Mexico as Director for Drug Treatment and Prevention. He is currently a surveyor for the National Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities(CARF).

Alfonso Paredes, Sr. , M.D.

lsd Dr. Paredez is Board Certified by the American Board of Pyschiatry and Neurology. He has been Chief of the Substance Abuse Program for Brentwood VA Medical Center and Associates, Chief of Psychiatry/Substance Abuse for the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. He has authored numerous published papers on Substance Abuse and reviews for five prominent scientific journals.

David E Root, M.D., M.P.H., D.A. B.P.M.

lsd Having mastered in Public Health, he is also a Board Certified Physician in both Aerospace and Occupational Medicine. Dr. Root has utilized the detoxification procedure developed by L. Ron Hubbard for over ten years to treat patients adversely affected by toxic chemicals or drugs. Dr. Root chaired the First International Conference on Human Detoxification.

G. Megan Shields, M.D.

lsd Dr. Shields graduated from the Medical College of Virginia and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice. She is a frequent presenter at conferences on Substance Abuse and Public Health, as well as being the author of many scientific papers on the role of detoxification. Dr. Shields is the International Medical Advisor for Narconon.


Narconon of Georgia

Clinical Director Kent McGregor M.S.W. A.C.S.W

Medical Director Dr. Nathaniel Johnson M.D.

Executive Director Mary Rieser C.C.D.C.

Intake Coordinator Desiree Romero B.A.C.


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