CHOSEN SEMINAR: Lessons Learned from COVID-19 & Medications for Opioid Use Disorders
- Social Intervention Group
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | ONLINE ONLY (VIA ZOOM) | REGISTRATION REQUIRED
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FREDERICK L. ALTICE, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health
The Center for Healing of Opioid and Substance Use Disorders Enhancing Interventions and Implementation (CHOSEN)
About the Event
The Center for Healing of Opioid and Substance Use Disorders Enhancing Interventions and Implementation (CHOSEN) presents the first event in their lecture series. Dr. Frederick Altice (bio) will present on the opportunities and liabilities raised by the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and opioid use disorders. Dr. Altice is a Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University, where he serves as the Director of Clinical and Community Research, the Community Health Care Van and the HIV in Prisons Program.
The Columbia Center for Healing of Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders—Intervention Development and Implementation (CHOSEN), founded on cross-disciplinary collaboration, is focused on directly impacting negative health consequences caused by opioid and other substance use disorders, including drug overdose and overdose deaths, the impaired functioning and lost productivity, co-occurring psychiatric and physical disorders (e.g., PTSD and trauma, HIV, and HCV), and the impacts on family and the community. Read more.