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Columbia Opioid Symposium

June 22
10:30 am
- 4:30 pm

Columbia Opioid Symposium: Building New Collaborations Towards New Solutions

The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is hosting a symposium to stimulate collaborations among researchers, industry partners and the community to advance new efforts to address the opioid crisis.
The event will feature plenary speakers from local and national levels, a networking lunch, and concurrent sessions focused on the response from industry and community.

Register here: https://columbia_opioid_symposium.eventbrite.com

The agenda includes:

Registration: 10:30am – 11:00am

Welcome: 11:00am – 11:15am
Muredach P. Reilly, MB, MS
Director, Irving Institute
Florence and Herbert Irving Endowed Professor of Medicine

Plenary Session and Panel Discussion: 11:15am – 1:15pm
Introduction
Moderated by Harold A. Pincus, MD
Co-Director, Irving Institute
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Michael G. Kurilla, MD, PhD
Director, Division of Clinical Innovation, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
Carlos Blanco, MD, PhD
Director, Division of Epidemiology, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Mary T. Bassett, MD, MPH
Commissioner, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Mark Olfson, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Epidemiology at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Frances R. Levin, MD
Kennedy-Leavy Professor of Psychiatry in the Division of Substance Abuse at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Panel Discussion
Moderated by Harold A. Pincus, MD
Co-Director, Irving Institute
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Networking Lunch: 1:15pm – 2:15pm

Concurrent Sessions: 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Industry Response to Address the Opioid Crisis
Co-hosted by the Columbia Business School Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program

Community Response to Address the Opioid Crisis
Co-hosted by the Irving Institute’s Community Engagement Core Resource (CECR), NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia School of Social Work and the Washington Heights Corner Project

Event Contact Information: 
Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
212-305-2071
irving.institute@columbia.edu