Dr. David Juurlink will present a plenary lecture on: The North American Opioid Crisis From 30,000 Feet. He will review the genesis and recent evolution of the opioid crisis, discuss its current scope, and review ways in which the crisis might be mitigated. A full session on the Opioid Crisis will follow.
Dr. Juurlink is head of the Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology division at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto. He is also a medical toxicologist at the Ontario Poison Centre at the Hospital for Sick Children and a scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences.
He received degrees in Pharmacy and Medicine from Dalhousie University and completed postgraduate training in Internal Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, Medical Toxicology, and Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Juurlink maintains an active research program in the field of drug safety and is renowned for his perspectives on opioid prescribing and the “opioid epidemic”.
The Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences (CSPS) 2018 Conference, being held May 22-25, 2018, is a joint conference with Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics (CSPT) and Canadian Chapter of Controlled Release Society (CC-CRS). The conference will also cover topics such as Immuno-Oncology, Regulatory Reform, Translational Medicine, and more: See Conference Program.
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