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Big Pharma and the Opioid Epidemic: Buying its Way Out of Accountability?

April 17, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a conversation with Chris McGreal, author of “American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts”

Speaker: Chris McGreal is a reporter for the Guardian. A former correspondent in Johannesburg, Jerusalem and Washington DC, he now writes from across the United States. he has won awards for his reporting of the Rwandan genocide, Israel/Palestine, and on the impact of economic recession in America. Chris was awarded the James Cameron prize for “work as a journalist that has combined moral vision and professional integrity”. He won the Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism for reporting that “penetrated the established version of events and told an unpalatable truth”.

Discussant: Joanne Csete, Associate Professor, Mailman School of Public Health

Moderator: Lara J. Nettelfield, Senior Lecturer, Institute for the Study of Human Rights

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Date:
April 17
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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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