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The United Stance: A Joint Effort in Solving the Opioid Epidemic

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NSU University School Center for the Arts

3391 SW 75th Ave, Davie, FL 33314

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United Stance; A Joint Effort in Solving the Opioid Epidemic presented by Greenspoon Marder, Nova Southeastern University and the NSU College of Pharmacy, will host members of the U.S. Congress, the Florida Congress, CDC, DEA, United Way of Broward, state and local policy makers, expert health care providers, and members of the public to bring forth an “all hands on deck”, joint effort in tackling our community's and the nation's Opioid Epidemic.

This symposium will look at the Opioid Epidemic from the Policy, Medical and Patient perspecitves.

WHEN: September 19th, 2017, 6:00pm – 8:30pm

WHERE: NSU University School Center for the Arts

3375 SW 75th Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

MODERATED BY:

Rosemary O'Hara - Sun Sentinel Editorial Board

POLICY PANEL:

  • Agent Jonathan White - DEA (360 degree Program)
  • Dave Aronberg- Palm Beach County State Attorney
  • Kathleen Cannon CEO -LCSW United Way of Broward
  • George Moraitis- FL State Representative

MEDICAL PANEL:

  • Dr. Wesley Sargent, Ed.D.Health Scientist- CDC
  • Jim Hall, Ph.D. - Nova Southeastern University Epidemiologist
  • Michael Swartzon, M.D. - Chief Medical Team Physician, Miaimi Dolphins
  • Moraima Trujillo, M.D. - Banyan Health Systems

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS:

  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz - U.S. Congresswoman
  • Undersheriff Col. Steve Kinsey - Broward Sheriff’s Office

SPECIAL GUESTS IN ATTENDANCE:

  • Rebecca Poston, Ph.D. -Director of Prescription Drug Monitoring Program(PDMP), FL Dept. of Health (DOH)
  • Valerie Allen -SE Region Substance Abuse and Mental Health Director, Department of Children and Families(DCF)

PATIENT PANEL:

  • Louie Bossi - Celebrity Chef & Restauranteur
  • Moderated by - Scott Kjeson, Pharm.D. - NSU College of Pharmacy

AGENDA:

  • 6:00p - Intro/Prelude & Announcements
  • 6:15p - Panel starts (policy panel)
  • 7:00p - Questions via audience & from Twitter
  • 7:15p - Panel starts (medical panel)
  • 8:00p - Questions via audience & from Twitter
  • 8:15p - 8:30p - Patient Panel with Celebrity Chef Louie Bossi

JOIN US: Health care providers, constituents and members of the community, law enforcement, fire rescue, and government leaders are welcome to be a part of the conversation.

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