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2004 George Dimas (1947)


2004    GEORGE DIMAS (1947)

Social worker and teacher,

Captain in the US Air Force

Teacher and coach at Olympus and Murray High Schools

President of the North American Association of Alcohol Programs

Executive Director of the State of Oregon Alcohol and Drug Program

Executive Director of the National Council on Alcoholism

Originator of the national Alcoholism Prevention Treatment and Rehabilitation Act of 1969 (also known as the Hughes Act) which recognized alcoholism as a disease

Member of the Executive Board of the International Council on Alcoholism and Addiction

Authored numerous papers on the treatment of alcoholism and standards for treatment centers

President and CEO of the Utah Alcoholism Treatment Network




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2004 George Dimas (1947)