Meeting

Report Release Webinar: The Committee on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder


When: March 20, 2019 (11:00 AM Eastern)

Topics Public Health, Substance Use and Mental Health
Activity: Committee on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
Board: Board on Health Sciences Policy

On March 20, 2019, at 11 am ET, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will release a new report by the Committee on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder.

What does the science say about medications used to treat opioid use disorder and the role they may play in stemming the opioid crisis? In what populations and settings can they be effectively delivered, and what barriers prevent their use?

Members of the expert committee will present their findings and conclusions:

Alan I. Leshner (committee chair), American Association for the Advancement of Science, emeritus
Colleen Barry, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Walter Ginter, Medication Assisted Recovery Support Statewide Network
Yasmin Hurd, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Scott Steiger, University of California San Francisco

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