Opioid Response Shakedown: What Will It Take to Solve the Crisis?
9:00 AM ~ 12:00 PM ET
Nearly 200 Americans die from opioids every day. This number, based on federal data, illustrates one devastating aspect of the growing public health emergency affecting families, communities and states. What will it take to solve this crisis? And, is evidence driving the national response?
Join us for a powerful discussion with leading public health, clinical and community experts on this timely topic at the Newsuem in Washington, DC
President, International Health Facility Diversion Association, Past President, National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators
Dr. David Gastfriend
Clinician, Chief Medical Officer, DynamiCare Health™
Director of Pharmacy Services, Shop and Carry Pharmacy
Dr. Rahul Gupta
State Commissioner, West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health
Scott Novak, Ph.D.
Principal Associate, Abt Associates
Dr. Joanna Starrels
Associate Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center
Dr. Lynn Webster
Pain Researcher and Physician, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at PRA Health Sciences
Admiral James A. “Sandy” Winnefeld, Jr. (USN Ret.)
Co-founder, S.A.F.E. Project US