This panel presentation will look at various aspects of opioid use and its relationship with the disability population.
Panel members from various disciplines will:
- Outline and discuss maternal opioid use and potential impact on development disability rates.
- Explore existing evidence and potential gaps related to opioid use among individuals with acute or chronic disabilities.
- Discuss needed next steps in practice, research, and policy focused on opioid effects for this population.
Andrew Imparato, JD- Executive Director, Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Lauren Swager, MD - Associate Professor Director Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, WVU Chestnut Ridge Hospital
Mark Cody Smith, MD - Assistant Professor, Associate Program Director - WVU Neonatal Fellowship Program
Christina Mulins, Director, Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health, WV Department of Health and Human Resources
Weston Kensinger, Ph.D - Assistant Teaching Professor of Health Education, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education Professor-in-Charge, Health Education Graduate Program, Penn State Harrisburg
This event is free and open to the public.
Friday, April 27, 2018 at 2:00
WVU Health Science Center - Room 1909
For more information, email Dr. Lesley Cottrell, Director WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities, Professor & Vice Chair for Pediatric Research at firstname.lastname@example.org
WV KIDS COUNT, in partnership with WVU Medicine Children’s and the WVU Rockefeller School of Public Policy and Politics, will hold an event on April 23 at noon at the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute’s Bruce McClymonds Conference Center to release the second in a series of six issue briefs on the wellbeing of children and families in West Virginia.
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Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology students awarded top honors at Van Liere Research Conference
Five graduate students in the Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis program were awarded first place honors for their poster presentations at the 53rd Van Liere Research Conference held March 22-23 at the WVU Health Sciences Center.