James Green is a senior outreach program coordinator with the Steve Hicks School of Social Work’s Addiction Research Institute. He received his bachelor of science in healthcare administration from Southwest Texas State University. He committed himself to improving state health services early on through his work with the Texas Department of Health, Texas Department of State Health Services and Texas Commission on Alcohol & Drug Abuse. His tenure at The University of Texas began in December 2000. He began working for the Steve Hicks School of Social Work in 2005. He deeply values the work of supporting people in recovery. James finds joy in gardening, biking, kayaking and registering voters.