Free Webinar: Tackling the Opioid Epidemic
How public health organizations across the U.S. are addressing the crisis
OCT 3, 2017 @ 9 AM PT | 12 PM ET
The opioid epidemic is the worst drug crisis in U.S. history. Deaths from opioid overdoses, including prescription drugs, fentanyl, and heroin, have escalated over 15X in the past five years in some states. Our panelists are on the front lines of the crisis, attempting to disrupt the spread of addiction in their communities.
Host Adnan Mahmud, CEO of LiveStories, will discuss current programs with panelists from Summit County, OH, and Los Angeles County, CA. Also, time will be allotted for questions from attendees.
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Meet Our Panelists
Dr. Tina Kim
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Tina Kim, Ph.D is Director of Research and Evaluation at Los Angeles County, Department of Public Health/Substance Abuse Prevention and Control (SAPC). Trained as a Research Psychologist in the areas of Social, Cultural and Organizational Psychology, Dr. Kim’s principal areas of professional interest include health disparity, alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment, cost-effectiveness, value based payment, and program evaluation. Dr. Kim is very passionate about the application of business and data analytics to health programs, policies, and problems.
Summit County Public Health
Cory Kendrick has served over fifteen years in county government including eight years in various roles for Summit County Public Health. In his current position as Population Health Director he is responsible for overseeing Summit 2020: A Quality of Life Project, chronic disease, community health improvement planning, informatics, epidemiology, performance management / quality assurance, accreditation and WIC. In addition, Cory has diverse capabilities in managing critical information systems infrastructure and implementing efficient, cost cutting technology. He is local to the Akron, Ohio area having earned a BS from Kent State University and an MBA from Ohio University.