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IRB Book Study: Dopesick by Beth Macy

Dial-In Information 

Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Virtual Event

Thursdays from 4 - 5 PM; October 7 - November 11

Join the MS Teams Meeting each Thursday at 4PM: 

Interested in the details surrounding the rapid rise in opioid addiction and the impact it has had on society over the last few decades?  Join Office of Research and Innovation as they host a book study on Dopesick, by Beth Macy.

Faculty researchers and subject matter experts will facilitate conversations at each of the six sessions to discuss topics from alternative therapeutics to mental illness and substance abuse to conflict of interest and patents.  

Speakers & Dates:

  • October 7:  IRB Book Study Kick-off
  • October 14:  Amanda Boone, Institutional Review Board Director
  • October 21:  Dr. Michelle Harris, Assistant Professor of Criminology, School of Economic Political and Policy Sciences & Dr. Theodore Price, Eugene McDermott Professor, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
  • October 28:  Conor Wakeman, Assistant Director, Research Integrity and Outreach
  • November 4:  Robert McMinn, Technology Analyst, Office of Technology Commercialization
  • November 11:  Jeremy Eicke, Collegiate Recovery Manager, Student Counseling Center

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Event Type

Lectures & Workshops

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, International Students


Health & Wellness, Research

Contact Information
Tiffany Willoughby
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