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 www.deamuseum.org
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