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OPRC Co-Director Andrew Kolodny and Thomas Frieden (former director of the CDC) in JAMA:

Ten Steps the Federal Government Should Take Now to Reverse the Opioid Addiction Epidemic


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On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, Andrew Kolodny, MD, Co-Director of the OPRC testified before the Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Health U.S. House of Representatives hearing 

On November 16, 2017, the OPRC celebrated its launch at Brandeis University by hosting two events:

  • a film screening & expert panel discussion on HBO’s “Warning: This Drug May Kill You,” held at the Wasserman Cinemathque. Panelists included film producer Perri Peltz, the OPRC’s Andrew Kolodny, Secretary of Massachusetts Health & Human Services Marylou Sudders, and Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan, CEO of Dimock. The expert panel was moderated by NBC’s Cynthia McFadden and can be viewed here.
  • a dinner and salon-style conversation at the Brandeis University Faculty Club. The dinner convened various stakeholders in the opioid epidemic, with remarks from Congresswoman Katherine Clark and Senator Ed Markey

Click here for more information & photos of the OPRC Launch