Why Are More Than 100 People Dying Every Day? A History of Opiates in America
- EVT 573
- Nov 13
- 7:30 pm
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Steve Beitler, Medical Historian Steve Beitler received a PhD in the history of medicine from UCSF. Before completing his doctorate, he worked for twenty-seven years at HP and Agilent Technologies. He specializes in the history of drug policy and drug use as well as the history of how pain has been understood, treated, and experienced.
Amy Cooper, Board Member, National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse Amy Cooper is a member of the Santa Clara County Opioid Overdose Prevention Project Coalition. Following the tragic accidental overdose death of her son in July 2014, she left Silicon Valley’s software industry to raise awareness of the dangers of opioids through community education and proactive policy change.
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