THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESPONSE TO THE OPIOID CRISIS: REFERRALS, RESOURCES, AND RESEARCH
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
The Chateau Hotel & Conference Center
ABOUT THE EVENT
This free conference will offer referrals, resources, and research to assist those suffering from opioid use disorders and are justice involved.
Panels will feature:
Plus free, pre-conference naloxone training.
CEUs & CLEs available!
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Police chiefs, officers, sheriffs, probation and court services staff, jail administrators and corrections staff, healthcare and behavioral health providers, students, and the public.
Josiah D. Rich, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Rich is a professor of medicine and epidemiology at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University, a practicing infectious disease specialist at The Miriam Hospital Immunology Center, and director and co-founder of The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights at The Miriam Hospital.
Ross MacDonald, M.D.
Dr. MacDonald is chief of medicine and assistant vice president for the NYC Health + Hospital’s Division of Correctional Health
Services, overseeing provision of medical care for the 60,000 patients incarcerated annually in the NYC jail system.
Lunch will be provided.
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