Meet Our Staff

Larry T. Lovelace DO FACEP

MAT Provider     

With 25 years of experience as an emergency room trauma physician, Dr. Lovelace has experience on both sides of the opioid epidemic. Dr. Lovelace previously served as a Medical Director at a local Methadone clinic, majored in Psychology at the University of Oklahoma, received his Medical degree from Oklahoma State University, and interned at Ft. Bragg at Womack Army Community Hospital. Dr. Lovelace is Board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine

Gita G. Pujari MD ADM

MAT Provider/Clinical Investigator  

An addictionologist/psychiatrist who has worked for the Oklahoma City Veteran’s Administration as the Acting Medical Director of Substance Abuse, a professor at the University of Oklahoma, and has been in private practice since 2012. Dr. Pujari has been treating opioid addiction over the past 30 years. Dr. Pujari has also been part of our clinical team that has conducted over 300 clinical trials. Dr. Pujari is also a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

Brianne Dunford PA

MAT Provider - Clinical Investigator              

Bri  received her degree from Oklahoma City University and has extensive experience in the areas of psychology, behavioral health, emergency medicine, and family medicine. Bri has worked with many conditions and rater scales and always ensures proper clinical conduct, research and Good Clinical Practice.

Philicia Groves NP

MAT Provider - Nurse Practitioner

Our Nurse Practitioner with years of Medication Assisted Therapy MAT experience. Mrs. Groves has worked in Methadone as well as Suboxone/Buprenorphine clinics in the past, adding great patient experience to our office.

Jorg J. Pahl MD, FCP (SA)

MAT Provider/Clinical Investigator 

A neurologist/psychiatrist who has been a professor at UCLA, University of Iowa, and the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Pahl has been in private practice since 1995 and treating opioid addiction over the past 30 years. Dr. Pahl has also been part of our clinical team that has conducted over 300 clinical trials. Dr. Pahl is also a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

Dan Hall APRN

MAT Provider - Nurse Practitioner

Our Nurse Practitioner with years of Medication Assisted Therapy MAT experience. Mrs. Groves has worked in Methadone as well as Suboxone/Buprenorphine clinics in the past, adding great patient experience to our office.

Misty Phouthavong

Front Desk Operator

Our head front desk coordinator and patient specialist, Misty has years of patient care experience in Medical Administration and Health Screening. Misty also is a dedicated data entry specialist with excellent phlebotomy skills.

Adam Nguyen

Front Desk Operator

Our assistant front desk coordinator and patient specialist, Adam provides excellent patient care and a helpful, caring experience here at our office. Adam also is a dedicated data entry specialist.

Emily Paris

Front Desk Coordinator

One of our front desk coordinators, Emily has a passion for Recovery/Addiction and is currently in nursing school.

Mark A. Pahl MBA

Lead Coordinator/CEO

Mark A. Pahl, MBA has been focused on opioid addiction, clinical research, and promoting education and involvement of physicians and the public for opioid addiction treatment since 2008. Mark completed his undergrad in Virginia and his Masters at the University of Oklahoma. Mark is a recipient of the Oklahoma 30 Under 30 award.

Regina Childress MA

Study Coordinator

A fantastic Study Coordinator with close ties to our addiction program, Regina has three years of clinical trial experience, over ten years experience in Orthopedics, Trauma, and Oncology, and spent 17 years working in Home Health Hospice.

 
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