TAMEST 2019 Panel on the Science of Addiction and the Opioid Crisis

TAMEST 2019 Panel on the Science of Addiction and the Opioid Crisis

Publication date: Mar 13, 2019

Drug overdose deaths are on the rise, with over 70,000 deaths nationally in 2017. While overdose deaths per capita in Texas are relatively low compared to other states, thousands are dying and policymakers are exploring a proactive approach to the substance abuse crisis. This panel explores new approaches in pain management, addiction treatment and community policies and partnerships to combat the opioid crisis.

MODERATOR:

Nancy W. Dickey, M.D. (NAM)

President Emeritus, Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Executive Director, Texas A&M University Rural and Community Health Institute

PANELISTS:

Carrie L. Byington, M.D. (NAM)

Vice Chancellor for Health Services, The Texas A&M University System

Theodore John Price, Ph.D.

Professor, The University of Texas at Dallas

Umair A. Shah, M.D., M.P.H

Executive Director, Harris County Public Health

Concepts Keywords
Abdominal Pain Euphoriants
Action Potentials RTT
Addiction Pain
Admiral Perception
Air Opioids
Bellwether Amputations
Bill Willis Pain management
Bioengineering Major surgery
Brain Behavioral therapy
Brecht CPR
California Surgery
Cancer Minimally invasive surgeries
Capacity Building Chemotherapy
Care System Phantom limb
Carrie Doors ganglion
Central Nervous System Severe diabetes
CEO Pain chronic pain
Cersei Traumatic brain injury
Chancellor Outcomes chronic pain
Chronic Pain Disease
Clinical Trials Abdominal pain
County Chronic crime prevention
CPR HIV
Dallas Chronic pain syndrome
Dentistry Pharmaceutical company call
Dorsal Root Ganglion Insurance coverage
Drug Overdose Huge hurdle insurance
Electrophysiology Um insurance
Emeritus Local solutions
Epidemic Acute pain
Equity Opioid epidemic
Ethanol Chronic pain
Football Neuropathic pain
Force Fentanyl
Formula Analgesic
Ganglion Neuroscience
Graph Chemotherapy
Harris County
Hashtag
HIV
Houston
Indiana
Interdisciplinary
Invisibility
John Watson
Kentucky
Land Grant Institution
Liberal Arts
Lock
Mayor
Medicine
Minimally Invasive
Naloxone
Nervous System
Neurobiology
Neurons
Neuropathic Pain
Nursing
Ohio
Opioid
Opioid Epidemic
Opioids
Oregon
Oven
Overdose Deaths
Pain
Pain Management
Pain Medicine
Pandemic
Pediatric
Pharmaceutical Company
Pharmacy
PhD
Physician
Public Health
Public Policy
Rhode Island
San Antonio
San Diego
San Francisco
Sequencing
Spontaneous Activity
Substance Abuse
Sweating
Texas
Tuberculosis
United States
West Virginia

Semantics

Type Source Name
gene UNIPROT STAC3
disease MESH community
disease DOID substance abuse
disease MESH substance abuse

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