Mayes Connections OpioidsMaking the Connections: Opioid Use

NOTE: Unfortunately, we just received word that Physician General for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dr. Rachel Levine is needed by PA Governor Tom Wolf and will no longer be in attendance this evening. We are pleased to welcome Dr. Lauren S. Hughes, Deputy Secretary for Health Innovation at the Pennsylvania Department of Health, in her place.

Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy will hold its annual Making the Connections program, this year focusing on Policymakers Address the Opioid EpidemicHear from a person in recovery on how the system helps/hinders access to needed treatment. Then hear from policy leaders about how the opioid epidemic is being addressed within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the City of Philadelphia. 

Join the discussion on Opioid Use and use #MayesConnections in your posts.

Date & Location Panel

Thursday, March 16, 2017 
5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
University of the Sciences
McNeil Science and Technology Center AstraZeneca Auditorium
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Reception to follow
Free and Open to the Public

Moderator
Gail Groves Scott MPH’16
Health Policy Fellow in Addiction Studies

Special Guest
Brooke M. Feldman, BSW
Person in long-term recovery and Director of Recovery Support and Health Promotion, Achara Consulting

Panelists:
Lauren S. Hughes, MD, MPH, MSc, FAAFP
Deputy Secretary for Health Innovation at the Pennsylvania Department of Health

Tom Farley, MD, MPH
Commissioner of Health, City of Philadelphia

Click here to Register

For more information, e-mail MayesCollegeConnections@usciences.edu or call 866-431-0845.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca.

Live Stream

USciences is making available a free live stream of the Making the Connections event on March 16. To watch the panel discussion, click here during the event. No registration required. 

About Mayes

Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy

Healthcare and pharmaceutical spending is more than 1/6 of the US economy. Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy, located in the center of the Northeast pharmaceutical corridor, educates the people who keep the healthcare industry moving. Business leaders, policy makers, researchers, and healthcare writers learn how to have a positive impact on the business of healthcare at Mayes.

Mayes provides education in specialized fields like Biomedical Writing, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business, Health Policy and Public Health, and provides students with hands-on learning experiences, internships, and personal connections. This gives our graduates a leg up on the competition when it comes to career prospects in healthcare industries.