The Opioid Crisis in Boston and Beyond

Date: 

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 6:30pm to 8:00pm

See also: HX for Allston

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Massachusetts is in the midst of an opioid epidemic with unprecedented numbers of overdoses and deaths. What can we do today? Join the Harvard Ed Portal for a panel discussionwith leading medical experts, first responders, pharmacists, and people in recovery who will examine the Opioid Crisis in Boston and Beyond and its impact on individuals, families, and our communities.
 
Moderator:
Dr. Greg Curfman, Editor in Chief of Harvard Health Publications

Panelists: 

  • Mark Albanese, MD, Addiction Psychiatrist, Cambridge Health Alliance; Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Patrick Glynn, Detective Lieutenant, Quincy Massachusetts Police Department
  • Shelly F. Greenfield, MD, MPH, Chief Academic Officer, McLean Hospital; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Efrain Lozada, in recovery; Recovery Coach
  • Jessica Moreno, Clinical Pharmacist, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Scott G. Weiner, MD, Emergency Room Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital