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Symposium on Opioid Abuse

Program Agenda



7:30 – 8 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast

E. Steven Moriconi, DMD, FACD, FICD
Chief, Dental Division Program Director, General Practice Residency
Abington – Jefferson Health

8 – 8:15 AM Introductory Remarks
Josh Shapiro, Montgomery County Commissioner

8:15 – 8:30 AM Matt Rathgeb: A Story

8:30 – 9:30 AM Opioid Prescribing: Finding the Right Balance in the Face of the Opioid Epidemic
Richard Sobel, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

9:30 – 10 AM Treatment Options for Patients with Opioid Use Disorder
William J. Lorman, JD, PhD
Drexel University - College of Nursing & Health Professions

10 – 10:30 AM Break

10:30 – 11 AM A Review of PA State Programs
Ken Martz, MD
Special Assistant to the Secretary

Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs

11 – 11:30 AM PA Drug Court and Criminal Issues
Dean Beer, Esq
Deputy Chief Public Defender

Montgomery County Pennsylvania Drug Court

11:30 – 12 PM Across the Continuum - Managing the Inpatient
Danielle Schulingkamp, RPh, BCPS, BCCCP

12 – 1 PM Lunch

1 – 1:30 PM Be a Part of the Conversation
Kim Rubenstein, CRS

1:30 – 2 PM Testimonials and stories: Addiction and Recovery

2 – 3 PM

Panel Discussion: Summary Issues/Recommendations/Programs
Valerie Arkoosh, MD, MPH
Cathy Hillman, PsD
Doron Schneider, MD
Scott Shapiro, MD
Peter Swanljung, MD
Nancy DeAngelis, MSN, CRNP