ANTON BIZZELL, M.D.
Anton C. Bizzell, M.D., President and CEO of The Bizzell Group, is a U.S. Chamber Foundation Fellow, advising the Foundation’s Sharing Solutions initiative. He has more than 20 years of combined clinical, research, health services, policy and management experiences with various private and public organizations and agencies within Health and Human Services (HHS), including Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH). Most of his career has been spent on public health issues related to access and quality of medical, substance abuse and behavioral health services. He has extensive experience in collaborating and interacting with health professional and community organizations as well as expert knowledge in identifying and treating medical diseases in the fields of primary care, mental health and substance abuse.
He currently serves on the SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) National Advisory Council (NAC) and the Joint SAMHSA NAC. Previously, he served on the Coalition on Physician Education in Substance Abuse (COPE) and the National Football League’s Substance Abuse Committee. He received his B.A in biology from the University of Virginia, his M.D. from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and his postgraduate training in family medicine from Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. He continues to serve on the faculty of Howard University College of Medicine in the Department of Community Health and Family Practice as an adjunct faculty member.
Dr. Bizzell also is extensively involved in community outreach with the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington-Prince Georges County Region as well as the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., where he serves as the President of the Delta Lambda Chapter and previously as the National Chair for the Medical Advisory Board, the Health and Wellness Committee, and the Alpha American Cancer Society Initiative. In 2019, Dr. Bizzell received the designation of Fellow for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, where he serves as the substance abuse expert, advising the Chamber’s Sharing Solutions campaign – a nationwide effort to address the opioid epidemic from an employer/business lens.