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Staff Grand Rounds: Getting Inside the Opioid Epidemic
Start Date: 10/13/2017Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Date: 10/13/2017End Time: 4:30 PM

Event Description

The opioid epidemic claims the lives of two to three Philadelphians every day. Join us for an expert panel discussion on the history of opioid use, the impact of the epidemic and the city's plans to combat this issue.

Panel discussion presented by:

Evan Figueroa-Vargas, BA, CPS, CRS, program manager, PeerNet-Homeless Specialty Mental Health Partnerships

Jeffrey Hom, MD, MPH, policy advisor, Office of the Health Commissioner, Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Rose Julius, DO, MPH, deputy chief medical officer, Adult and Quality Services at Community Behavioral Health

Meghna Patel, MHA, director, Department of Health Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Terry Quier, community advocate

Alicia Tucker, MD, assistant professor, Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine

All staff are welcome to attend these sessions. Attendance is mandatory for medical assistants, who may earn CE credits for their participation. Registration is required through Career Pathway. If you do not have access to Career Pathway, please email Susan Hackett at sth37@drexel.edu to register.

Contact Information:
Name: Janet Kim
Phone: 215.762.2919
Email: jsk78@drexel.edu
New College Building
Geary Auditorium B
245 N. 15th Street
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