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, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Robert W. Hurley, MD, PhD, Former Professor & Vice Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin; Former Medical Director, Medical College of Wisconsin Pain Management Center
  • Karen J. MacKinnon, BPharm, RPh, Director of Outreach Programs; Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Pharmacy School
  • Kajua Betsy Lor, PharmD, BCACP,  Director of Ambulatory Care Practice Advancement & Associate Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Pharmacy School



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