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Friday, November 13, 2015

DEA Museum Fall 2015 Lecture Series: “Opiate Misuse, Overdose, & Addiction—Causes and Solutions”

Opiate addiction along with pain management combined with substance use disorders is a growing concern. Please join us as we learn from two very distinguished scientists about opiates:
             Dr. Theodore J. Cicero, Professor of Psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis will speak on The Opiate Overdose & Addiction Epidemic; and
             Dr. William S. Jacobs, Chief of Addiction Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia & Medical Director of the Bluff Plantation will speak on The Role of Pain, Pain Medicine, and Physicians in Treatment of Pain and Substance Use Disorders (SUDs).
             The presentation will be moderated by Dr. Mark Gold, best known for his work on the brain systems underlying the effects of drugs; distinguished alumnus of Washington University, University of Florida, and Yale University; Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Boards for RiverMend Health; and Director of Research and Prevention for the DEA Educational Foundation.

Sign language interpretation will be provided.

WHERE:  DEA Headquarters Auditorium, 700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington (Pentagon City), VA  22202
WHEN:  Tuesday, November 17, 11 a.m.
WHAT ELSE:  LIVE webcast on

For security purposes, media reps should RSVP to Public Affairs at 202-307-7977 or to today.

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