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Opioid Use: An Epidemic of Addiction, Not Abuse

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The George Washington University

Jack Morton Auditorium

805 21st Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20052

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Join ICF and the George Washington University (GW) for the 7th Research and Evaluation Forum, Opioid Use: An Epidemic of Addiction, Not Abuse. Featuring a fireside chat with Hillbilly Elegy author, J.D. Vance, interviewed by Frank Sesno, former CNN anchor and director of the GW School of Media and Public Affairs.


Academic, industry, and government experts will discuss the underlying issues that complicate America's ability to mitigate addiction. A multifaceted crisis requires a multifaceted conversation– panelists include:

  • Dr. Grant Baldwin, Director, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Dr. Lynn Goldman, Michael & Lori Milken Dean of Public Health, Milken Institute School of Public Health, the George Washington University
  • Gary Mendell, Chairman and CEO, Shatterproof
  • J.D. Vance, best-selling author of Hillbilly Elegy


Space is limited - register today!


Preliminary Agenda

Networking Session

10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Light refreshments will be served.


Welcome Remarks

11:00 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.


Fireside Chat

11:10 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.

Frank Sesno, Director, School of Media and Public Affairs, the George Washington University

J.D. Vance, best-selling author of Hillbilly Elegy


Panel Discussion

11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Moderator: Dr. Lynn Goldman, Michael and Lori Milken Dean, Milken Institute School of Public Health, the George Washington University

Dr. Grant Baldwin, Director, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Gary Mendell, Chairman and CEO, Shatterproof

J.D. Vance, best-selling author of Hillbilly Elegy


Q&A Session

12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.


Closing Remarks

12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Sudhakar Kesavan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ICF




If you require special accommodations or have any questions, please email events@icf.com.

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