Howard University will convene national leaders to address opioid use disorder as a public health crisis at a major policy symposium Thursday, Nov. 2, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will take place in Cramton Auditorium on the main campus, 2455 Sixth St, NW, Washington, DC 20059.
The interdisciplinary symposium will be split into five panel sessions that cover such topics as legislative reform, medicine and treatment, enforcement and social justice strategies, the role of community and faith-based initiatives, and the views of health care practitioners.
Thursday’s Interdisciplinary Policy Symposium is being recorded and LIVE STREAMED by WHUT. Please click here to view the program .
“The devastating impact that opioid addiction has had on communities throughout this country requires that we identify collaborative and comprehensive solutions to address this epidemic,” said Howard University Provost Anthony K. Wutoh, Ph.D., R.Ph. “Howard University is poised to convene leaders in various disciplines to take a step forward in finding solutions to this crisis.”