Mayes Connections OpioidsMaking the Connections: Opioid Use

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

Panelists:
Rachel Levine, MD
Physician General for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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.

Pre-Lecture Event: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

How can research on public health laws impact the opioid epidemic?

Join Mayes College for Translating Knowledge and Evidence into Substance Use Disorder Policy as part of Making Connections 2017 Series: Policymakers Address the Opioid Epidemic.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
1 to 2 p.m.
University of the Sciences
Mayes College, 4101 Woodland Ave, Room 112
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Presented by Scott Burris, JD, Professor and Director of the Public Health Law Research Center at Temple University Beasley School of Law. Dr. Burris will discuss policy surveillance, legal mapping, and ways to translate evidence into improved addiction policies.

No RSVP required; free and open to the public.

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.