June 20-21, 2019
PNWU Health Sciences
in Yakima, WA
Five Keynote Speakers
And More Than 25 Sessions
Keynote: Vincent Felitti, MD
The Origins of Addiction: Evidence from the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study.
Felitti, co-Principal Investigator of the 17,000 patient Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, exploring the profound relationship of ten categories of adverse life experiences in childhood to adult health, well-being, disease, and death decades later.
Keynote: Edward Bilsky, PhD
OUD at the Intersection of Pain, Addiction and Community.
Bilsky, Provost and Chief Academic Officer, and Professor of Biomedical Sciences at PNWU, was awarded the 2011 AOA Research Mentor of the Year Award, was a finalist for the 2014 Council on Undergraduate Research Fellows Award, a recipient of the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2014 Patient Advocacy Award from the American Academy of Pain Medicine.
Keynote: Charissa Fotinos, MD
Implementation of Opioid Prevention and Treatment Initiatives.
Fotinos is Deputy Chief Medical Officer for the Washington State Healthcare Authority.