Meeting Agenda — Contributions of Social and Behavioral Research in Addressing the Opioid Crisis

Meeting Agenda, March 5-6, 2018

Day 1

8:30 am
Welcome and Self -Introductions
William T. Riley, Ph.D., Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research (NIH)

Introductory Remarks: The NIH Initiative to Help End the Opioid Crisis
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Opening Remarks: The Opioid Crisis – Research-based Solutions
Nora D. Volkow, M.D., Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH)

9:30 am
Patients and Families: The Perspective of Individuals and Families Impacted by the Opioid Crisis
Jessica Hulsey Nickel, President and CEO, Addiction Policy Forum

10:00 am
Discussion Panel 1: Sociocultural and Socioeconomic Underpinnings of the Opioid Crisis in the United States
Panelists: Angus Deaton, Ph.D., Anne Case, Ph.D., Michael Von Korff, Sc.D., Leo Beletsky, M.P.H, J.D., Michael Nader, Ph.D.

12:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 pm
Discussion Panel 2:  Behavioral and Social Factors Preventing Opioid Initiation and Mitigating the Transition from Acute to Chronic Opioid Use
Panelists: Richard Catalano, Ph.D., Jason Doctor, Ph.D., Jane Liebschutz, M.D., M.P.H., Raymond Dionne, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D. Theodoros Katsivas, M.D.

3:00 pm
Break

3:15 pm
Discussion Panel 3: Incorporating Nonpharmacologic Approaches to the Treatment of Opioid Abuse and Chronic Pain Management  
Panelists: Francis Keefe, Ph.D., Dennis Turk, Ph.D., Eric Garland, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., Steven Passik, Ph.D., Katherine Watkins, M.D., Daniel Cherkin, Ph.D.

5:15 pm
Summary of Key Points from Day 1
Wendy B. Smith, MA, PhD, BCB, Associate Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (NIH)

5:30 pm
Adjourn

Day 2

8:00 am
Opening Remarks
David Shurtleff, Ph.D., Acting Director, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NIH)
Eliseo Perez-Stable, M.D., Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIH)

8:15 am
Discussion Panel 4:  Prevention, Treatment and Recovery: Challenges and Barriers to Implementation
Panelists: Hannah Cooper, Sc.D., Helena Hanson, M.D., Ph.D., Kelli Komro, M.P.H., Ph.D., Steven Leifman, J.D., John Gale, M.S.

10:15 am
Break

10:30 am
Discussion Panel 5: Effective Models of Integrated Approaches
Panelists: Ryan McNeil, Ph.D., Brian Berman, M.D., R. Corey Waller, M.D., M.S., FACEP, DFASAM

12:30 pm
Summary and Next Steps
William Riley, Wendy B. Smith

1:00 pm
Adjourn

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