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educator , physician

John Richard Steinberg, American Physician, educator. Certified in addiction medicine.


Steinberg, John Richard was born on December 22, 1954 in Baltimore. Son of Marvin Bernard Steinberg and Ilene Sharon (Abel) Heaney.


Bachelor of Science with high honors, Michigan State University, 1976; Doctor of Medicine, U. Maryland., 1981.


Resident in internal medicine, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, 1981-1984; private practice internal medicine, Baltimore, since 1984; clinical assistant professor, U. Maryland. School Medicine, Baltimore, since 1987; medical director drug and alcohol programs, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, 1986-1991. Lecturer, consultant in field.

Consultant on drug and alcohol issues Maryland. General Assembly, since 1987. Medical director Marylanders for a Drug Free Workplace, Baltimore, 1987-1989.

Consultant curriculum development Howard County Department Education, 1986-1990.


  • Certified in addiction medicine.


  • Other Work

    • Expert reviewer, advisor for textbook Alcohol in American Society, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Chair Baltimore County Substance Abuse Advisory Council, Baltimore, 1988-1990. Member Maryland. State Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, since 1988. Member Maryland. Governor's Alliance Against Drug Abuse, 1988-1990.

Member American College of Physicians, American Medical Society, Maryland. Society Addiction Medicine (president since 1990), American Society Internal Medicine, American Society Addiction Medicine and Chirurgical Faculty Maryland, Baltimore County Medical Society, Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: scuba diving, photography, travel, mountain climbing, reading.


Married Marcy Robin, May 30, 19891 (divorced August 1989).

Marvin Bernard Steinberg Heaney

Ilene Sharon (Abel) Heaney

Marcy Robin