National Opioid Leadership Summit 2019
Join the Public Health Institute, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams and colleagues from across the country on June 25, 2019 in Sacramento to learn about, share and collaborate on real solutions to the opioid crisis that bridge the criminal justice, health care and public health sectors. 7:00am — Continental Breakfast and Participant Registration 8:30am — Call to Order/Open Meeting 4:00pm — Adjourn Keynote remarks will be delivered by U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams. Speakers include: Kris Nyrop, Director of Harm Reduction Practices, Public Defender AssociationKris Nyrop has worked on the LEAD (Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion) project since 2009. He was the Executive Director of Street Outreach Services in Seattle from 1997-2007. Prior to that he worked for the Washington State Department of Health, Public Health - Seattle and King County, and the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute at the University of Washington. Rosemarie Martin, PhD, Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Brown UniversityRhode Island Department of Corrections (RIDOC) became the first state correctional system in the U.S. to screen all incarcerated individuals for opioid use disorder and provide medications for addiction treatment (MAT) for those who need it. Dr. Martin leads a SAMSHA grant to expand the existing program. Grant Baldwin, PhD, MPH, Director, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionDr. Grant Baldwin has served as the Director of the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since 2008. Dr. Baldwin has helped scale up CDC’s response to the prescription and illicit opioid epidemic. Hailey Akah, JD, Health Policy Analyst, Health Policy Institute of OhioHailey Akah works at the Health Policy Institute of Ohio's Addiction Evidence Project, which is studying addiction policies, and identifying areas where the state can better align with evidence-based standards and practices. Kelly Pfeifer, MD, Director, High-Value Care, California Health Care FoundationKelly Pfeifer is director of CHCF’s High-Value Care team, which supports policies and care models that align with patient preferences, are proven effective, and are affordable. Dr. Pfeifer has launched programs across the state to help clinics integrate addiction treatment into primary care, as well as building the Opioid Safety Coalitions Network, a community of local coalitions working together to share strategies and best practices toward reducing opioid addiction and deaths. Donna Strugar-Fritsch, BSN, MPA, CCHP, Principal, Health Management AssociatesDonna Strugar-Fritsch is a principal with the consultancy Health Management Associates in San Francisco and advises local governments on providing medical services to prisoners. She has been a leader in California efforts to improve and expand access to MAT throughout the criminal justice system, including in local jails, drug courts, re-entry and criminal justice diversion programs. John Auerbach, President and CEO, Trust for America's Health (TFAH)John Auerbach co-created the National Resilience Strategy that takes a comprehensive approach – including prevention, early identification of issues and effective treatment—to reduce substance use, alcohol misuse and suicide, and to promote better well-being for all Americans. [Are you doing work in opioids and ready to lead a next-steps conversation? Contact us about hosting an afternoon roundtable. Include your name, roundtable idea and work in the field and mail to email@example.com.] Opioid use disorder isn’t contained by the walls of a cell, hospital or treatment center—and our interventions can’t be either. Join funders, national leaders and local innovators from across the country for a solution-driven summit meant to spark new ideas and new collaborations.
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