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IPHAM Public Health seminar—The Future of Fentanyl: Dynamics in Supply, Uses, and Consequences

When: Thursday, April 25, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Baldwin auditorium, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: IPHAM  

Group: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)

Co-Sponsor: Feinberg School of Medicine - Buehler Center for Health Policy & Economics

Category: Lectures & Meetings


**This seminar is offered as a HYBRID event: join us IN-PERSON or ONLINE. Please RSVP regardless and indicate your intended mode. The in-person event will be held in Baldwin Auditorium of the Lurie Medical Research Building at 303 E. Superior; Chicago. Boxed lunch will be provided for in person attendees.**

This presentation will describe the four waves of opioid-related overdose, some aspects of which are driven by supply, and then dive into the current and possible future fentanyl use patterns and consequences.

Daniel Ciccarone, MD, MPH
Justine Miner Professor in Addiction Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Dan Ciccarone is the Justine Miner Professor in Addiction Medicine, in the department of Family and Community Medicine, at UCSF. He has been principal or co-investigator on numerous NIH sponsored public health research projects including his current Synthetics in Combination (SYNC) study. He is a recognized international scholar on the medical, public health and public policy dimensions of substance use, risk and consequences. He consults for numerous private and public entities including the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

For over 20 years "Dr. Dan" has been actively involved in expanding the use of clinical harm reduction technologies and services, e.g., naloxone, buprenorphine, and drug checking. He has provided harm reduction based clinical services at several SF syringe exchanges and is currently the volunteer Medical Director of Remedy Alliance, the US’ largest not-for-profit wholesale distributor of naloxone.

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