Rick Massatti, PhD, MSW, MPH, LSW
Chief of Bureau of SUD treatment; State Treatment Opioid Authority (SOTA), OhioMHAS
Dr. Rick Massatti is the State Opioid Treatment Authority at the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Over the last 18 years, he has worked on substance use and mental health research, policies, and programs. Currently, he oversees Ohio’s federally licensed opioid treatment programs (OTPs). He is coordinating the efforts to bring new OTPs into the state, update the OTP administrative code, and implement a workforce development strategy to increase interest in medication-assisted treatment. Dr. Massatti also has been an advocate of coordinated healthcare for drug-dependent pregnant women as part of the Maternal Opiate Medical Supports (MOMS) project.