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Addressing Chicagoland's Opioid Crisis: A Healthcare Response

Presented by:
Rush University Medical Center
The Center for Compulsive Behavior and Addiction

Featured Speakers:

Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH (United States Surgeon General)

Lloyd DeGrane (Renowned Chicago Photographer of the Human Toll of Addiction and Homelessness)


  • Medication Assisted Treatment: Overview and Updates
    Henry Swoboda, MD
    (Co-Director, Substance Use Intervention Team, Rush University)
  • The Death Gap - How Health Care Inequality Impacts the Opioid Crisis
    David Ansell, MD
    (Senior VP for Community Health Equity, Rush University) 
  • The Opioid Crisis: Leveraging Science to Change Hearts and Minds
    Sharon L. Walsh, PhD
    (Director, Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, University of Kentucky)
  • Addressing Access to Treatment and  Treatment Barriers
    Pamela Rodriguez, MS
    (President, TASC, Chicago, IL)
  • Filling the Gaps: Achieving Active Collaborations Among Chicago Stakeholders
    Conference Steering Committee



This is a past event.

Friday, June 7, 2019 at 8:30am to 2:00pm

Student Center West, University of Illinois Chicago 828 S. Wolcott, Chicago, IL 60612

Event Type

Off-Campus Event


Continuing and Professional Studies



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