Walter P. Ginter
Walter is founding Project Director of the Medication Assisted Recovery Support (MARS™) Project. MARS™ is designed to provide peer recovery support to persons whose recovery from opiate addiction is assisted by medication. Prior to MARS, Walter served NAMA Recovery as Vice President, Director of Training and as a board member.
He has also served as a board member of Faces and Voices of Recovery (FaVoR), as a National Recovery Month Planning Partner. He has served on more than twenty federal and NYS panels, expert panels, and advisory groups.
He was a recipient of the Richard Lane/Robert Holden Patient Advocacy Award at the 2009 American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) National Conference in NYC. He also received the 2012 Vernon Johnson “America Honors Recovery” Award from Faces and Voices of Recovery in Washington. DC.