Coming Together to Advance Prevention, Care, and Recovery
June 20-21, 2019
Located at: PNWU Health Sciences in Yakima, Washington
Featuring: Five Keynote Speakers and more than 25 sessions
On June 20-21, 2019, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in collaboration with Greater Columbia Accountable Communities of Health and Catholic Charities of Central Washington are hosting a regional summit on Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and Trauma-Informed Care in Yakima, Washington.
The Summit is where solutions are formulated, where stakeholders from federal to family convene, and where change begins. This gathering is where we will discuss what’s working in prevention and treatment.
Four Tracks have been developed so participants can get the information that is relevant to you and your patients.
Track 1 – Strategies for Managing Patients with Opioid Use Disorder
Track 2 – Patient, Payment and Stigma
Track 3 – Trauma Informed Care
Track 4 – Innovative Models of Care
Vincent Felitti, MD
The Origins of Addiction: Evidence from the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study. Felitti, co-Principal Investigator of the 17,000 patient Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, exploring the profound relationship of ten categories of adverse life experiences in childhood to adult health, well-being, disease, and death decades later.
Steven P. Stanos, DO
State of the Crisis – Update on Federal and Washington State Regulations, Legislative & Guideline Recommendations for Managing Patients with Chronic Pain. Stanos is the Medical Director of Swedish Pain Services and Medical Director of Occupational Medicine Services at Swedish Health System. He has served on numerous FDA panels related to chronic pain management and opioid therapies and presently serves as a panel member on the Public Health Service Delivery and Reimbursement Working Group for the National Pain Strategy (NPS) Task Force.
Edward Bilsky, PhD
OUD at the Intersection of Pain, Addiction and Community. Bilsky, Provost and Chief Academic Officer, and Professor of Biomedical Sciences at PNWU, was awarded the 2011 AOA Research Mentor of the Year Award, was a finalist for the 2014 Council on Undergraduate Research Fellows Award, a recipient of the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2014 Patient Advocacy Award from the American Academy of Pain Medicine.
Charissa Fotinos, MD
Implementation of Opioid Prevention and Treatment Initiatives. Fontinos is Deputy Chief Medical Officer for the Washington State Healthcare Authority.