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The Opioid Epidemic: A National Emergency

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

Medicine Grand Rounds  |  Emory University Hospital Auditorium (2E)

Is it possible to stop the opioid epidemic? Leading public health, law enforcement, and clinical experts discuss the national opioid epidemic from a multidisciplinary perspective – from its causes to what it means for our country’s future.

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Carlos del Rio (Chair of the Dept of Global Health at Rollins School of Public Health);
  • Dr. Rita Noonan (Chief, Health Systems & Trauma Systems Branch, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
  • Jack Killorin (Director, Atlanta-Carolinas High Intensity Drug-Trafficking Area);
  • Dr. Tracey Vettese (Associate Professor of Medicine, Emory School of Medicine).

Event is free and open to the public.  Remote viewing is available at select Emory locations. Contact deptofmed@emory.edu for more information.

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Date:
September 5
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://bitly.com/grandround

Venue

Emory University Hospital Auditorium 2E
1364 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30322 United States
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