We are pleased to inform you that NIATx director and implementation scientist Todd Molfenter has been awarded the Bollinger Academic Staff Distinguished Achievement Award for Research Excellence, an esteemed award presented to outstanding citizens of the University of Wisconsin – Madison community who demonstrate a profound impact on their field and throughout the world. As a Senior Scientist for the Center for Health Enhancement System Service (CHESS), Todd plays a critical role in efforts to address challenges in the addiction and mental health fields. In his role with CHESS, he serves as director for three federally funded technology-transfer centers focused on addiction, prevention, and mental health (Great Lakes ATTC, PTTC & MHTTC). UW-Madison’s designation as the regional center is an honor for the community, and a true testament to his dedication to supporting addiction and mental health care. As a member of the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) coordination and translation center, he is actively leading nation-wide implementation of evidence-based approaches to treat opioid use disorder in criminal justice settings. Todd is a truly outstanding individual who is dedicated to his work and all those he affects through it, and for that, we say congratulations, and thank you.