Discovery Radio- Episode #34- Public Health Crisis: The Epidemic of Heroin & Prescription Opioid Abuse

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Discovery Radio- Episode #34- Public Health Crisis: The Epidemic of Heroin & Prescription Opioid Abuse

It’s one of the largest, most wide-spread public health crises our country and our community has ever faced.  The incidence rate of heroin and prescription opioid abuse and related deaths has reached epidemic proportions. On today’s show, we’ll explore how this concerning problem is affecting members of our community, and how it’s impacting medical education and practice.It’s a special report on collaboration to battle our community’s opioid abuse crisis, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio

Guests

  • E. Brooke Lerner, PhD, Professor-Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Department of Emergency Medicine, MCW; FMLH
  • Robert W. Hurley, MD, PhD, Professor & Vice-Chairman-Department of Anesthesiology, MCW; Medical Director-MCW Pain Management Center
  • Karen J. MacKinnon, BPharm, RPh, Director of Experiential Education and Outreach & Assistant Professor, MCW Pharmacy School
  • Kajua Betsy Lor, PharmD, BCACP,  Director of Ambulatory Care Practice Advancement & Associate Professor, MCW Pharmacy School

Anna Januzzi
ajanuzzi@mcw.edu


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