Event

Bold Thinkers Series “Opioid Response Shakedown: What Will It Take to Solve the Crisis?”

LOCATION

Newseum,

555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.,

Washington, D.C., 20001

DATE

Oct 30, 2018

TIME

9:00am-12:00pm

PAST EVENT

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?

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Speakers

Admiral James A. “Sandy” Winnefeld, Jr. (USN Ret.), Co-founder, S.A.F.E. Project US

Dr. Daren Anderson
Director, Weitzman Institute

Commander John Burke
President, International Health Facility Diversion Association, Past President, National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators

Dr. David Gastfriend
Clinician, Chief Medical Officer, DynamiCare Health™

Dr. Jittu George
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

Dr. Joanna Starrels
Associate Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center