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Missouri Hospital Association Opioid Summit

  • Marriott St. Louis West 660 Maryville Centre Drive St. Louis, MO, 63141 United States (map)

This Opioid Summit is for providers that need evidence-based guidance for treatment of pain, opioid use disorder, community-based services and policy solutions. Learn from national and state leaders who have data to demonstrate successful interventions. Learn more.


Keynote Speakers:

Developing a Statewide, Hospital-based Program

Traci C. Green, Ph.D., MSC
Deputy Director, Boston Medical Center Injury Prevention Center
Associate Professor, Boston University School of Medicine and
The Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University
Providence, R.I.

America’s Fentanyl Crisis: A National Perspective with Notes for the Field

Jon E. Zibbell, Ph.D.
Senior Health Scientist
RTI International
Atlanta, Ga.

A “Medication First” Model of OUD Treatment and the Opioid STR Grant

Ned Presnall, MSW, LCSW
Executive Director of Clayton Behavioral
Adjunct Professor and research collaborator at
Washington University in St. Louis
Consultant for Missouri's State Targeted Response to the Opioid Epidemic
St. Louis

The Face of Recovery

Tessalean Woods
Engagement Specialist/CSS
Queen of Peace Center
St. Louis

Highlights Include: A Missouri Practice Panel — Effective Treatments for Opioid Use Disorders

  • Treatment Initiation in the Emergency Department — Evan Schwarz, M.D.
  • Methadone and Maintenance Treatment at the VA — Naazia Azhar, M.D., MBA
  • Managing Both Chronic Pain and Addiction — Pete Pirotte, M.D.
  • Reducing Opioid Overdose Deaths: Best Practices from a Pharmacist’s Perspective — Kelly N. Gable, Pharm.D., BCPP