Laurie Krom, MS is a Program Director in the Collaborative for Excellence in Behavioral Health Research and Practice at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s School of Nursing and Health Studies. Ms. Krom is the Principal Investigator on a number of grants and contracts. Currently, her primary role is the Director of Education & Communications for the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network Coordinating Office. In this capacity, Ms. Krom is responsible for leading innovative national strategies to advance the ATTC Network and strengthen the substance use disorder workforce through the increased adoption of evidence-based practices. Ms. Krom is an experienced educator, instructional designer, and technology transfer specialist. She serves in an advisory capacity for several national groups, including the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium, the National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission, the Brandeis University Prescription Monitoring Program Center of Excellence, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration’s National Recovery Month, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services National Direct Care Service Resource Center’s Roadmap to Core Competencies Project. Ms. Krom holds a Master’s degree in Adult and Continuing Education from Kansas State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Hispanic Studies from Vassar College.