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 email@example.com
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