Meeting Archive:
The NIH Response to the Opioid Crisis from a Research Perspective


Meeting Description:
Thank you for registering for the American Dental Association's Opioid Webinar Series which will feature the National Institutes of Health. Below are details about the event: 
 
Webinar Title: The NIH Response to the Opioid Crisis from a Research Perspective
Date/Time: April 3, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern
 
Webinar Description: This webinar will present an overview of the opioid crisis, how addiction is a chronic brain disease, and how NIH  is addressing the issues through research. It will specifically recognize challenges associated with dental procedure pain management in the context of the opioid crisis. address the efforts of the HEAL Initiative and brief the participants on the National Dental Practice-Based Network  and ongoing/completed studies related to dental pain management/opioid prescribing studies.
 
Learning Outcomes: 

1.Understand how addiction is a chronic brain disease and how NIH is addressing the issues through research.

2.Recognize and provide solutions to the challenges associated with dental procedure pain management in the context of the opioid crisis.

3.Discuss the National Dental Practice-Based Network and their ongoing/completed studies related to dental pain management/opioid prescribing studies.

Speakers:

Wilson M. Compton, M.D., M.P.E., Deputy Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

Martha J. Somerman, DDS, PhD, Director - National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

Brad Rindal, DDS, Senior research investigator and associate dental director for research, HealthPartners Dental Group.

 

 
Details
Date: Wed, Apr 3, 2019
Time: 03:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Host(s): Alison Bramhall