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Andrew Kolodny: Responding to the Opioid Epidemic

Date of Lecture: November 7, 2019

About the Speaker: Dr. Andrew Kolodny, MD, is co-director of the Opioid Policy Research Collaborative at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, and is the executive director of Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing. Previously, he was chief medical officer for Phoenix House, a national nonprofit addiction treatment agency.

About the Lecture: In this slide-illustrated lecture, Dr. Kolodny explains how the opioid epidemic began, who is affected, and how the addiction crisis must be re-framed and addressed.