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Monday, Nov. 13

10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Welcome - John Bolt
10:10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Who Ya Gonna Call: Critical Needs in Addiction Treatment Workforce Development
Frankie Tack
Clinical assistant professor and addiction studies minor coordinator
College of Education and Human Services
10:40 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. Opioid Use in Pregnancy
Dr. Cassie Leonard
Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
WVU School of Medicine
11:10 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Break-opportunity for one-on-one interviews
11:40 a.m. - 12:10 a.m. John DeskinsThe Economic Effects of the Opioid Crisis in West Virginia.
John Deskins
Associate Professor, Economics
Director, Bureau of Business and Economic Research
12:10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch/Keynote by Marc Haut
Professor and Chair
Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry
West Virginia University School of Medicine
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Neuroscience Advances & Foundations to Treat Opioid and Other Addictions
Dr. Ali Rezai
Director, Blanchette Rockefeller Neuroscience Center
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Another break-opportunity for one-on-one interviews
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Forensic Aspects of the Opioid Crisis
Suzanne Bell
Director, Department of Forensic and Investigative Science
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hidden Costs of the Opioid Crisis
Paul Speaker
Associate Professor, Finance; Adjunct Associate Professor, Economics
College of Business and Economics
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. The last break-opportunity for one-on-one interviews
3:30 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. Wrapup: John Bolt
3:40 p.m. - Adjourn