The NIH Response to the Opioid Crisis From a Research Perspective

April 3, 2019

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Presenter(s): Wilson M. Compton, M.D., M.P.E., Deputy Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse; Martha J. Somerman, DDS, PhD, Director - National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research; Brad Rindal, DDS, Senior research investigator and associate dental director for research, HealthPartners Dental Group

Webinar description: This webinar will present an overview of the opioid crisis, how addiction is a chronic brain disease, and how NIH is addressing the issues through research. It will specifically recognize challenges associated with dental procedure pain management in the context of the opioid crisis. address the efforts of the HEAL Initiative and brief the participants on the National Dental Practice-Based Network and ongoing/completed studies related to dental pain management/opioid prescribing studies.

Educational objectives:

  • Understand how addiction is a chronic brain disease and how NIH is addressing the issues through research.
  • Recognize and provide solutions to the challenges associated with dental procedure pain management in the context of the opioid crisis.
  • Discuss the National Dental Practice-Based Network and their ongoing/completed studies related to dental pain management/opioid prescribing studies.

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Date:
April 3
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

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Presenter
Wilson M. Compton, M.D., M.P.E., Deputy Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse; Martha J. Somerman, DDS, PhD, Director - National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research; Brad Rindal, DDS, Senior research investigator and associate dental director for research, HealthPartners Dental Group
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