As the opioid epidemic continues to intensify, innovative research provides much needed hope to alleviate the suffering of the tens of thousands of Americans coping with this addiction. About 60% of Americans support increased funding for research to better understand and combat opioid addiction, according to a public opinion survey commissioned by Research!America.
The webinar, “Innovating Research and the Opioid Epidemic: Are We Closer to Finding Solutions?,” will be hosted by Research!America on Friday, October 13, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET.
Confirmed speakers are Nora Volkow M.D., director, National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health; Georges Benjamin, M.D., executive director, American Public Health Association; and Jeffrey Bratberg, Pharm.D., clinical professor, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy
The discussion will focus on the role of research in combatting the opioid crisis, public health implications and the role of pharmacists in addressing the epidemic.. For more information and to register, click here.