Patricia (Pat) Stilen,LCSW

Principal Investigator / Director

Phone: 816-235-5059



Patricia (Pat) Stilen, MSW is a clinical social worker and Project Director in the Collaborative to Advance Health Services at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s School of Nursing and Health Studies. Stilen has led the Mid-America Addiction Technology Transfer Center since 2000. As PI/Director of the ATTC Center of Excellence on Behavioral Health for Pregnant & Postpartum Women and Their Families (2015-2017), she managed the development of a national curriculum, a web-based toolkit, and supported national training/technical assistance for direct care treatment providers. Prior to joining the ATTC, she directed substance use and mental health disorder treatment services; established addiction continuing education and college coursework for public and private organizations, including managed health care systems.