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July 29, 2009 Symposium: Epidemic of Prescription Drug Overdoses in Ohio


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Epidemic of Prescription Drug Overdoses: A Call to Action

7/29/2009 ODOT Auditorium - Columbus, Ohio

Part 1: Overview of Problem in Ohio

  • Alvin Jackson, MD, Director, ODH
  • Angela Cornelius Dawson, MS, Director, Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services (ODADAS)
  • Christy Beeghly, MPH, Program Administrator, Injury Prevention Program, ODH: Slides 1-75

Part 2: Scope and Consequences

  • Robert Carlson, PhD, Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring Network (OSAM), Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University:  Slides 2-49
  • Jan Scaglione, PharmD, CSPI, Cincinnati Poison Information Center, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati: Slides 50 – end
  • Andrea Queen, BS, Peer Support Specialist/Jail Diversion Program,  The Counseling Center, Portsmouth, Ohio (Scioto County):  no PowerPoint

Part 3: Contributing Factors and Strategies

  • Wayne Wheeler, M.D., Chief Deputy Coroner, Scioto County: Slides 1-29
  • Denise Osborn, JD, MPH, Director, Injury Prevention and Behavioral Health, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), Response to Prescription Drug Overdose in Other States: Slides 30-79
  • Danna Droz, RPh, JD, Prescription Monitoring Program Administrator, Ohio State Board of Pharmacy, Response to Prescription Drug Overdose in Ohio:  Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS):  Slides 80-end

Part 4: Response to Prescription Drug Overdoses in Ohio - Strategies for Collaboration and Systems Change

  • Detective Dennis Luken, Warren County Drug Task Force; National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI): Slides 1-68
  • David Applegate, MD, Union County Coroner; President, Ohio State Coroner’s Association:  no PowerPoint
  • Kenneth Hale, RPh, PhD, Assistant Dean, College of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University: Slides 69-164
  • Sanford Starr, MSW, LISW-S, Chief, Division of Planning, Outcomes and Research, ODADAS: Slides 165-end

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