Covering the opioid crisis and related issues
02/23/18 Washington, DC
For our first event of the year we are partnering with the National Press Foundation for a daylong workshop on covering the opioid crisis.
Experts will discuss the latest research and projections on the use of opioids, other drugs and alcohol; evidence on federal, state and local models that work; insight on systemic changes in prevention and treatment; and information on the impact and stigma on children and families.
Friday, Feb. 23, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Dr. Caleb Alexander, associate professor of epidemiology and medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
John Auerbach, president and CEO, Trust for America’s Health
Dr. Jay Butler, chief medical officer and director, Division of Public Health, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
Benjamin F. Miller, chief policy officer, Well Being Trust
Dr. Karen Remley, CEO, American Academy of Pediatrics
Dr. Leana Wen, commissioner of health, City of Baltimore
You must be registered to attend. Sign up here.
University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism
Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, Concourse Level C
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.
Lunch is provided.