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NOV 3, 2021

Opioid Crisis 2021

Labroots is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Opioid Crisis Virtual Event taking place on November 3, 2021. The Opioid epidemic has been called the worst drug crisis in American history.  Join us as we discuss and exchange thoughts on the rise, spread, and control of Opioids.

Opioids are chemicals that bind to receptors in the brain and body associated with pain, reward, and addictive behaviors. Opioid medications are used by healthcare providers to relieve pain that cannot be treated with less powerful drugs. Common opioids include heroin and narcotic medications such as oxycodone, buprenorphine, morphine, codeine, methadone, and fentanyl. Opioid-related diseases are associated with overuse, misuse, and dependence on these drugs, and they include opioid-use disorder, opioid intoxication, and opioid withdrawal. 

The tracks for this year's event include:

  • Medications for Opioid Use

  • Stigma Surrounding Opioid Use Disease

  • Informatics and Opioid Stewardship

  • Health System Delivery of Opioid Use Disease Treatment

Call for Posters — Virtual poster sessions offer the opportunity to present data to a global audience via a PDF poster and video summary, and discuss results with interested colleagues through email. Plan now to have your poster included in the 2021 Opioid Crisis Virtual Event. Submission is free. Submit your abstract here.

Our virtual conference allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you. The event will remain open for 2 years from the date of the live event, and the webinars will be available for unlimited on-demand viewing.  This virtual conference also offers increased reach for the global community with a high degree of interaction through live-streaming video and chat sessions.

Continuing Education
Labroots is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. By attending this event, you can earn 1 Continuing Education credit per presentation for a maximum of 14 credits.

Use #LRopioids to follow the conversation!


Speakers
  • Marta De Santis, PhD

    Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Division of Therapeutics and Medical Consequences, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Anita N. Jacobson, Pharm.D.

    Clinical Professor, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Pharmacist, Eleanor Slater Hospital, Program Director, Community First Responder Program
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mariah M. Kalmin, PhD

    Assistant Research Professor, UCLA, Department of Family Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H.

    Vice President for Research (interim) and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Scott G. Weiner, MD, MPH

    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Division of Health Policy and Public Health, Dept of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Karen Woodall, PhD

    Assistant Professor and Forensic Toxicologist Forensic Science Program, University of Toronto
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Ashley Yaugher, PhD

    Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor of Health & Wellness, Utah State University, Health Extension: Advocacy, Research, & Teaching (HEART) Initiative
    BIOGRAPHY

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Agenda
  • Naloxone for Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression
    NOV 03, 2021 3:00 PM PDT
    Naloxone for Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression
    Anita N. Jacobson, Pharm.D.
    Clinical Professor, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Pharmacist, Eleanor Slater Hospital, Program Director, Community First Responder Program
    BIOGRAPHY
  • An Overview of NIDA's Medications Pipeline for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
    NOV 03, 2021 1:30 PM PDT
    An Overview of NIDA's Medications Pipeline for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
    Marta De Santis, PhD
    Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Division of Therapeutics and Medical Consequences, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Treatment of Co-Occurring Methamphetamine and Opioid Use Disorders
    NOV 03, 2021 12:00 PM PDT
    Treatment of Co-Occurring Methamphetamine and Opioid Use Disorders
    Mariah M. Kalmin, PhD
    Assistant Research Professor, UCLA, Department of Family Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • The Opioid Epidemic - A Forensic Toxicologists Perspective
    NOV 03, 2021 10:30 AM PDT
    The Opioid Epidemic - A Forensic Toxicologists Perspective
    Karen Woodall, PhD
    Assistant Professor and Forensic Toxicologist Forensic Science Program, University of Toronto
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: Expanding Access to Compassionate, Evidence-based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders
    NOV 03, 2021 9:00 AM PDT
    Keynote Presentation: Expanding Access to Compassionate, Evidence-based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders
    Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Vice President for Research (interim) and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Advanced Concepts in Opioid Stewardship
    NOV 03, 2021 7:30 AM PDT
    Advanced Concepts in Opioid Stewardship
    Scott G. Weiner, MD, MPH
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Division of Health Policy and Public Health, Dept of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Engaging in Opioid Use Disorder Stigma Reduction: An Overview
    NOV 03, 2021 6:00 AM PDT
    Engaging in Opioid Use Disorder Stigma Reduction: An Overview
    Ashley Yaugher, PhD
    Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor of Health & Wellness, Utah State University, Health Extension: Advocacy, Research, & Teaching (HEART) Initiative
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Stigma Surrounding Opioid Use Disease
  • Engaging in Opioid Use Disorder Stigma Reduction: An Overview
    NOV 03, 2021 6:00 AM PDT
    Engaging in Opioid Use Disorder Stigma Reduction: An Overview
    Ashley Yaugher, PhD
    Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor of Health & Wellness, Utah State University, Health Extension: Advocacy, Research, & Teaching (HEART) Initiative
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Informatics and Opioid Stewardship
  • Advanced Concepts in Opioid Stewardship
    NOV 03, 2021 7:30 AM PDT
    Advanced Concepts in Opioid Stewardship
    Scott G. Weiner, MD, MPH
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Division of Health Policy and Public Health, Dept of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Health System Delivery of Opioid Use Disease Treatment
  • Keynote Presentation: Expanding Access to Compassionate, Evidence-based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders
    NOV 03, 2021 9:00 AM PDT
    Keynote Presentation: Expanding Access to Compassionate, Evidence-based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders
    Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Vice President for Research (interim) and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Medications for Opioid Use
  • The Opioid Epidemic - A Forensic Toxicologists Perspective
    NOV 03, 2021 10:30 AM PDT
    The Opioid Epidemic - A Forensic Toxicologists Perspective
    Karen Woodall, PhD
    Assistant Professor and Forensic Toxicologist Forensic Science Program, University of Toronto
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Treatment of Co-Occurring Methamphetamine and Opioid Use Disorders
    NOV 03, 2021 12:00 PM PDT
    Treatment of Co-Occurring Methamphetamine and Opioid Use Disorders
    Mariah M. Kalmin, PhD
    Assistant Research Professor, UCLA, Department of Family Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • An Overview of NIDA's Medications Pipeline for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
    NOV 03, 2021 1:30 PM PDT
    An Overview of NIDA's Medications Pipeline for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
    Marta De Santis, PhD
    Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Division of Therapeutics and Medical Consequences, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Medications for Opioid Crisis
  • Naloxone for Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression
    NOV 03, 2021 3:00 PM PDT
    Naloxone for Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression
    Anita N. Jacobson, Pharm.D.
    Clinical Professor, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Pharmacist, Eleanor Slater Hospital, Program Director, Community First Responder Program
    BIOGRAPHY
Speakers

  • Marta De Santis, PhD
    Marta De Santis, PhD
    Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Division of Therapeutics and Medical Consequences, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Anita N. Jacobson, Pharm.D.
    Anita N. Jacobson, Pharm.D.
    Clinical Professor, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Pharmacist, Eleanor Slater Hospital, Program Director, Community First Responder Program
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mariah M. Kalmin, PhD
    Mariah M. Kalmin, PhD
    Assistant Research Professor, UCLA, Department of Family Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Vice President for Research (interim) and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Scott G. Weiner, MD, MPH
    Scott G. Weiner, MD, MPH
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Division of Health Policy and Public Health, Dept of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Karen Woodall, PhD
    Karen Woodall, PhD
    Assistant Professor and Forensic Toxicologist Forensic Science Program, University of Toronto
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Ashley Yaugher, PhD
    Ashley Yaugher, PhD
    Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor of Health & Wellness, Utah State University, Health Extension: Advocacy, Research, & Teaching (HEART) Initiative
    BIOGRAPHY
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