Meeting

Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces: March 2011


When: March 30, 2011 - March 31, 2011 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Where: Hotel Monaco (Athens Room) • 700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

Topics Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Substance Use and Mental Health, Military and Veterans Health
Activity: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces
Board: Board on the Health of Select Populations

The Institute of Medicine is initiating a study on the Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces.  Public Law 111-84 congressionally mandated the Department of Defense to review its Substance Use Disorder programs and provide for an independent review of such programs by the Institute of Medicine. 

We would like to invite you to attend the first meeting on Wednesday, March 30th during the open session from 10:00am - 5:30 pm at the Hotel Monaco, Athens Room, located at 700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC.

Invited speakers include:
• Capt. Robert DeMartino, TRICARE Management Activity
• Alfred Ozanian, Ph.D., TRICARE Management Activity
• Les McFarling, Ph.D., U.S. Army Medical Department
• Charles Gould, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery 
• Lt. Col. Mark S. Oordt, Ph.D., U.S. Air Force Medical Service
• Keith Humphreys, Ph.D., Stanford University

Space is limited; let us know in advance if you plan to attend the meeting in person.  

An open microphone session is planned for half an hour at the end of the public meeting.  Each speaker will be limited to five minutes to address the committee due to time constraints and in the interest of allowing as many people to speak as possible.  Please let us know in advance if you wish to address the committee during this session.  You are also welcome to submit written comments to the committee at any time. 

Please RSVP to Jon Sanders (jsanders@nas.edu) by March 29th.

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