Provider Mentorship Program

Providers will have access to physician consultants and a dedicated project team MAT Coordinator who will provide support by phone, email, and in group learning environments. Providers also can send an email with questions or support needs to the OklahomaMAT@air.org mailbox or call 866.236.4285 toll-free. An AIR project team member will respond within two business days.

Physician Consultants

Physician consultants have been selected based on their training and work in opioid use disorder and MAT. The physician consultants have implemented similar programs in their respective practices and provide their experiences and lessons learned.

William Yarborough, MD

Dr. Yarborough is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine, and a certified Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management. Due to his interest in Addiction Medicine, he functioned as the Medical Director of 12&12 Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center, from 1995-2015. He started and ran an Addiction Medicine Fellowship for 5 years and served as Executive Vice-Chair of the Department of Medicine at OU in Tulsa.

To listen to Dr. Yarborough's experience with MAT in his own words Click Here


Layne Subera, DO

Dr. Subera is certified in Family Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment and Pain Medicine. He, also provides Medication-Assisted Treatment and has treated substance use disorder patients in the rural setting for more than 10 years. He has extensive healthcare leadership experience and is serving as a commissioner for the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control Commission. His professional interests include public safety, bioethics and rural healthcare access.

To listen to Dr. Subera's experience with MAT in his own words Click Here


Paul Seale, MD

Dr. Seale is Professor and Director of Research in the Department of Family Medicine at Navicent Health and Mercer University School of Medicine and is certified by the American Boards of Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine. He has been involved in practice, teaching and research related to substance abuse screening, brief intervention, and referral for treatment (SBIRT) for more almost three decades in both the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Seale currently provides medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for patients with opioid use disorder within the context of a Family Medicine office practice. He has served on the national advisory boards of the Providers Clinical Support System projects for both opioids and medication-assisted treatment.

To listen to Dr. Seale's experience with MAT in his own words Click Here



Rural Oklahoma Medication Assisted Treatment Expansion Project: Physician Consulting Request Form

Please click HERE to access the Consulting Request Form.