Marvin D. Seppala, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
Dr. Seppala is a national expert on addiction treatment, pharmacological treatments and integration of evidence-based practices. He is chief medical officer at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, and serves as adjunct Assistant Professor at the Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies. His responsibilities include overseeing all interdisciplinary clinical practices at Hazelden Betty Ford, maintaining and improving standards of care, and supporting growth strategies for Hazelden Betty Ford’s residential and nonresidential addiction treatment programs and services throughout the country. Seppala attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and is a graduate of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. He obtained his M.D. at Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota, serving his residency in psychiatry and a fellowship in addiction at University of Minnesota Hospitals in Minneapolis.