Eric Hargan, deputy secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services, and Jerome Adams, MD, U.S. Surgeon General, will visit Washington University Medical Campus Thursday, Sept. 20, for a roundtable discussion about the opioid epidemic and to hear about strategies to combat the crisis.
WHO: Roundtable includes representatives from local and regional organizations on the front lines of fighting opioid abuse and stakeholders who provide services and support to those affected by opioid addiction.
WHAT: Roundtable discussion about the scope of the opioid epidemic and strategies for curbing the crisis.
WHEN: 3–4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20
WHERE: Barnes-Jewish Hospital Parkview Tower, Conference Room D, 1 Parkview Place, St. Louis, Mo 63110.
Reporters are welcome to attend the roundtable discussion. Deputy Secretary Hargan and Surgeon General Adams will be available to take questions from 3:50–4 p.m.