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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.

‚ÄčLunch is provided. ‚Äč