When: Monday, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m.
What: A discussion on the University’s response to the opioid crisis, including panels on research, education and treatment in West Virginia and across the country.
Who: U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Clay Marsh, M.D., West Virginia University faculty and students
Where: Fukushima Auditorium, 1 Medical Center Dr., WVU Health Sciences, Morgantown.
Media are welcome to attend.
More information can be found at http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/news/story?headline=manchin-wvu-to-host-roundtable-on-addiction-crisis
A live webcast will be available at www.hsc.wvu.edu
White House Symposium
When: Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dr. Clay Marsh will be on a panel from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Dr. Marsh is available to speak with West Virginia media by phone at other times during the day. Contact Bill Case to arrange an interview.
What: A symposium focusing on the development of Centers of Academic Excellence in Addiction Medicine. Dr. Marsh will discuss WVU’s efforts, not only within the School of Medicine, but across the University and with partners around West Virginia.
Who: Michael Botticelli, Director, White House Office of National Drug Policy, Academic leaders from across the county, including Clay Marsh, M.D.
Where: Rm. 350, Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Washington, D.C.
Information about the event can be found at https://www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp