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Upcoming HHS Live Event Webcast

Posted by on October 23rd, 2017 Posted in: Health Professionals, Outreach

Watch the live webcast of Hidden Casualties:The Consequences of the Opioid Epidemic on the Spread of Infectious Disease on October 23, from 10:00-11:30 am ET at https://www.hhs.gov/LIVE. This presentation will provide an overview on how the opioid epidemic has led to increases in opioid use disorders, injection drug use, overdose deaths, and infectious diseases.

Speakers include:

  • Don Wright, MD, MPH, Acting Assistant Secretary for Health
  • Rear Adm. Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH, Director, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Vice Adm. Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, Surgeon General
  • Richard Wolitski, PhD, Director, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy
  • Capt. Christopher M. Jones, PharmD, MPH, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science and Data Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
  • Vanila Singh, MD, MACM, Chief Medical Officer, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health

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