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 psychiatric and medical conditions that are effective for low-income adults diverse in race, culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, and disability. Areas of expertise include treatment of substance use and psychiatric disorders in behavioral health and primary care settings, using trauma-informed, culturally informed, anti-racist approaches to reduce health and health care disparities. Skills include motivational interviewing, individual, couples and group psychotherapy, psychological assessment, culturally responsive approaches, staff development, program management and clinical research. She has published research on behavioral, digital and structural interventions in methadone maintenance, outpatient and residential treatment, and HIV primary care.