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December 2020

2020 National Opioid Leadership Summit

December 8 - December 9

Join the Public Health Institute and our host partner, Cleveland-based University Hospitals, one of the nation's largest health systems, for a 2-Day Virtual Experience. Learn, share and collaborate with colleagues from across the country on real solutions to the opioid crisis that bridge criminal justice, health care and public health sectors. Opioid use disorder is not contained by the walls of a cell, hospital or treatment center, and our interventions should not be either. Join funders, national leaders, and local…

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The Pandemic, Race, and Health Equity in America

December 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Please Join Dr. Ashish K. Jha, dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, for a conversation about the Pandemic, Race, and Health Equity in America with Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG, president and dean of Morehouse School of Medicine. Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG, provides a valuable combination of experience at the highest levels of patient care and medical research, as well as organizational management and public health policy. Marrying her transformational leadership acumen and strategic thinking to tackle challenging…

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2020 NAHEWD Virtual Conference on Substance Use, HIV, and HCV in Rhode Island

December 14 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Brown University AIDS Program is excited to announce that registration has officially opened for the 2020 NAHEWD Virtual Conference on Substance Use, HIV, and HCV in Rhode Island! This half-day conference will feature presentations from the Rhode Island Department of Health AND community-based healthcare professionals on topics including - Improving health outcomes for individuals who use drugs, Epidemiological data analysis, Regional & local trends in SUD/HIV/HCV, the impact of HIV/HCV on disproportionately impacted populations, and more!   Earn CEU Credits: This is…

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Recovery Science and Harm Reduction Reading Group

December 17 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

RICARES & Brown University School of Public Health are proud to present the next Recovery Science and Harm Reduction Reading Group. This meeting will discuss how COVID-19 is impacting the lives of people who use drugs. A recent Commentary/Editorial has been included as a reference to the many publications that have recently been released on this topic. Current Reading: Chang J, Agliata J, Guarinieri M. COVID-19 - Enacting a 'new normal' for people who use drugs. Int J Drug Policy. 2020 Sep;83:102832. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102832.…

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January 2021

Combating Discrimination Based on HIV or Opioid Use Disorder | Webinar

January 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Know your rights for combating discrimination in HIV and substance use disorder. Speakers: Gregory J. Dorchak Assistant U.S. Attorney, Civil Rights Unit United States Attorney's Office District of Massachusetts David Knight Trial Attorney and USAO ADA Program Coordinator Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division U.S. Department of Justice Topics: A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event, including: Substance use disorders Opioid use disorder Stigma or discrimination Legal issues

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13th Annual RI SURF Conference – SAVE the DATE

January 19, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  RI-INBRE supports undergraduate students to work on research projects in laboratories at our Rhode Island network institutions.  Opportunities exist to support biomedical research projects during the academic year and via Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF). The conference provides undergraduate students from around the state the opportunity to present their summer research to their peers.  More information to come.

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