Webinars

Resources from the Opioid Education Foundation of America Webinar Series

2023

November 9, 2023 – “Evidence-Based Programs for Prevention, Treatment and Recovery”

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Dr. Sharon Walsh, MS, PhD, – Professor @ University of Kentucky Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy

Slides from the presentation

 

October 6, 2023 – “Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day: An Update from NIDA”

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Dr. Wilson M. Compton, Deputy Director – National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) @ National Institutes of Health

Slides from the presentation

 

September 14, 2023 – “The Road to Recovery”

PANELISTS:

Iris Jones, LPC, LCADC, CCS, NCC – Clinical Operations @ Cooper Center for Healing & Buprenorphine Field Initiation of ReScue Treatment (Bupe FIRST EMS)

Keith Kloos, CPRS – Community Outreach Coordinator @ Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) Carrier Clinic

Slides from the presentation

 

July 27, 2023 – “Public Health Barriers in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic”

PANELISTS:

Dr. Josiah D. Rich, MD, MPH – Professor, Medicine & Epidemiology @ Brown University

Michele Calvo, MPH – Dir., Opioid Response & Policy @ NJ Depart. of Health

Dr. Richard T. Jermyn, DO, FAAPMR – Interim Dean @ Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine

Slides from the presentation

 

June 29, 2023 – “The Intersection of Race, Culture and the Opioid Crisis”

PANELISTS:

Dr. Aleesa Mobley, PhD – Clerkship Dir., Virtua Health College of Medicine & Life Sciences @ Rowan University

Captain Jason Piotrowski – Dir., Office of Drug Monitoring & Analysis @ NJSP

Solomon Middleton-Williams – Deputy Dir., Newark Community Street Team

Ashley Hill Trotter – Social Work Manager, Newark Community Street Team

Slides from the presentation

 

May 25, 2023 – “The Rise of Poly-Substance Overdose Deaths”

PANELISTS:

Dr. Andrew L. Falzon, MD – Chief State Medical Examiner, State of New Jersey

Dr. Rachel Haroz, MD, FAACT – Associate Professor, Dept. of Emergency Medicine @ Cooper Medical School – Rowan University

Slides from the presentation

 

April 27, 2023 – “The Collateral Impact of Opioid Misuse”

PANELISTS:

Dr. Amesika Nyaku, MD – Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases @ Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Robert Gaydosh – Deputy Director, New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety

Adrienne Simpkins – Director of Outreach and Capacity Building, NJ Coalition to End Domestic Violence (NJCEDV)

Slides from the presentation

 

March 30, 2023 – “Alternatives to Opioids”

PANELISTS:

Dr. Jane C Ballantyne, MD, FRCA – VP Clinical Affairs – Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing (PROP)

Dr. Andrew Kolodny, MD – Medical Director of Opioid Policy Research, Heller School for Social Policy & Management, Brandies University

Slides from the presentation

 

February 23, 2023 – “What Parents Need to Know About Opioids: Guidance for Conversations”

KEYNOTE:

Honorable Matthew J. Platkin, Esq. – New Jersey Attorney General

PANELISTS:

Dr. A. Omar Abubaker, DMD, PhD – VCU School of Dentistry & MCV Hospital

Dr. Ona Fofah, MD – Rutgers New Jersey Medical School & University Hospital

Dr. Kelly Moore, PsyD – Rutgers Graduate School of Applied & Professional Psychology

Slides from the presentation

 

January 26, 2023 – “From Pills to Fentanyl: Understanding the Opioid Crisis”

FEATURED SPEAKER:

Dr. Lewis Nelson:
Professor and Chair, Dept. Emergency Medicine
Chief of Division of Medical Toxicology, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Dr. Nelson’s presentation

 

2022

May 17, 2022 – “The Current State of the Opioid Epidemic”

FEATURED GUEST:

Dr. Andrew Kolody, MD – Co-Director of Opioid Policy Research, Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Slides from the presentation

 

April 28, 2022 – “Combating the Stigma of Opioid Addiction”

PANELISTS:

Edouard Coupet Jr., MD – Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine and Core Faculty, Yale School of Medicine

Emily Einstein, Ph.D. – Health Science Policy Analyst, National Institute on Drug Abuse

Celina Levy – Executive Director, Governor’s Council on Alcohol and Drug Addition (GCADA)

Slides from the presentation

 

January 27, 2022 – An Hour With Sam Quinones Author of “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic

FEATURED GUEST:

Sam Quinones, Author
contact: samquinones7@yahoo.com

read Sam’s newest book “The Least of Us”

 

2021

November 18, 2021 – “Post-Operative Pain and Alternatives to Opioids”

FEATURED EXPERT:

Sarah Vi Cerreto
BSN, RN, MEDSURG-BC, HN-BC

Slides from the presentation

 

May 20, 2021 – “The ALTO Program: Treating Pain without Opioids”

FEATURED PANELISTS:

Alexis M. LaPietra, DO, FACEP
Mark Rosenberg, DO, MBA, FACEP

February 25, 2021 – National Town Hall – Alternatives to Opioids for Breast Cancer Patients

PRESENTERS

Elaine Pozycki, Chairwoman and Founder – Opioid Education Foundation of America

Dr. Patrick Borgen, MD – Director of Maimonides Breast Center, Chair of the Maimonides Medical Science Committee

To view or download the sample Patient Notification law language, please visit preventopioidabuse.org/sample-legislation

December 9, 2020 – National Town Hall – COVID-19 and the Opioid Crisis: The Perfect Storm

PRESENTERS

Elaine Pozycki, Chairwoman and Founder – Opioid Education Foundation of America

Congressman David Trone – U.S. House of Representatives, Maryland’s 6th district

Dr. Andrew Kolody, MD – Co-Director of Opioid Policy Research, Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Slides from the presentation

To view or download the sample Patient Notification law language, please visit preventopioidabuse.org/sample-legislation