VALERIE A. GRUBER is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UCSF, and faculty in the Public Service and Minorities Track of the UCSF Clinical Psychology Training Program. Dr. Gruber is a licensed psychologist, and National Certification for Addiction Professionals Master Addiction Counselor. She completed a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Kent State University, internship at the UCSF Clinical Psychology Training Program, and an M.P.H. at the University of California Berkeley. Her clinical, supervision, leadership, teaching and research efforts focus on developing clinical interventions for substance use disorders and associated medical conditions that are effective for low-income, culturally diverse substance users. Areas of expertise include trauma-informed integrated treatment of substance use in behavioral health and primary care settings. Skills include motivational interviewing, individual, couples and group psychotherapy, psychological assessment, cultural competence, staff development, program management and clinical research.