Friday, October 14, 2016
Changing Landscape, Changing Policies
8:15 am - 9:30 am
Changing Federal Health Care Policies: A View from NIDA
Carlos Blanco, MD, PhD, Director of NIDA's Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research, is a nationally known expert in the epidemiology and treatment of addictive disorders including those that co-occur with other conditions, such as mood, depression, or anxiety disorders.
Improving Access and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders: How Far Can Parity Laws Take Us?
Susan Ettner, PhD is Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research in the UCLA Department of Medicine and in the Department of Health Policy and Management in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
Saturday, October 15
Pim Taloah Momah (We Are Still Singing): Building Health Equity Through Culturally Centered Addiction Prevention Research and Training
Karina Walters, PhD, MSW is a Professor and William P. and Ruth Gerberding Endowed Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Washington. An enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Dr. Walters founded and directs the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute (IWRI).
How Implicit Bias Impacts Health Care & Strategies for Intervention
Janice Sabin, PhD, MSW is a Research Associate Professor at the University of Washington Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education. She was the 2016 Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, speaking about issues of hidden bias in health care.
Co-Occurring Substance Use & Infectious Diseases
12:30pm - 1:45 pm
Jeffrey Samet, MD, MA, MPH of Boston University is a Professor of Medicine, Professor of Community Health Sciences, and Chief of the Section of General Internal Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center. He also serves as Medical Director of Addictions Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Support Services at the Boston Public Health Commission.
The Role of Primary Care in Treating Addictions
Katharine Bradley, MD, MPH is a Senior Investigator at Group Health Research Institute, and a Group Health Physician in Internal Medicine. Her research interests and experience include behavior change, mental health, health informatics, implementation research, preventive medicine, and more.