A.J. Reid Finlayson, M.D.
Dr. A. J. Reid Finlayson joined Vanderbilt University’s Faculty and Physician Wellness Program as Medical Director in June 2016 and has been a member of Vanderbilt faculty since 2001. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Medical Director of the Vanderbilt Comprehensive Assessment Program for Professionals. He joined Benzodiazepine Information Coalition’s Medical Advisory Board in 2016.
Dear Senator McMurtry, I was pleased to learn of your bill to address the rampant over-prescribing of these medications. Addictive use is only part of the problem, their role in accidents, depression, suicide and premature death in routine dosages is well documented...read more