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Opioid Overdose Summit brings together experts at University of Michigan

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Dozens of the nation's top experts on opioid pain reliever overdoses will gather in Ann Arbor, Michigan on December 1 to share research results and the latest knowledge on many aspects of this critical public health issue.

They'll also discuss the ways healthcare providers, policymakers, community organizers and others can reduce the toll that misused opioids have on society.

Researchers from the University of Michigan who study this issue organized the event. They're also bringing in speakers and researchers from across the state and nation, including a top official of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Find information on speakers and sessions at http://umhealth.me/opioid121, and a full agenda including summaries of new research being presented at http://umhealth.me/opioidfull.

In-person registration is full but registration for the webcast is available via https://www.eventbrite.com/e/university-of-michigan-injury-center-opioid-overdose-summit-registration-16945953804

The event was organized by the University of Michigan Injury Center, with support from the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, the U-M Substance Abuse Research Center and others.

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