Meeting Agenda — Contributions of Social and Behavioral Research in Addressing the Opioid Crisis

Day 1 (March 5, 2018)

8:30 am
Welcome and Self -Introductions
William T. Riley, Ph.D., Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research (NIH)

Introductory Remarks: The NIH Initiative to Help End the Opioid Crisis
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Opening Remarks: The Opioid Crisis – Research-based Solutions
Nora D. Volkow, M.D., Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH)

9:20 am
Patients and Families: The Perspective of Individuals and Families Impacted by the Opioid Crisis
Jessica Hulsey Nickel, President and CEO, Addiction Policy Forum

9:50 am

10:00 am
Discussion Panel 1: Sociocultural and Socioeconomic Underpinnings of the Opioid Crisis in the United States
Panelists: Anne Case, Ph.D., Angus Deaton, Ph.D., Leo Beletsky, M.P.H, J.D., Michael Von Korff, Sc.D., Michael Nader, Ph.D., Nicholas A. Christakis, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

12:00 pm

1:00 pm
Discussion Panel 2: Behavioral and Social Factors Preventing Opioid Initiation and Mitigating the Transition from Acute to Chronic Opioid Use
Panelists: Richard Catalano, Ph.D., Jane Liebschutz, M.D., M.P.H., Jason Doctor, Ph.D., Raymond Dionne, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., Theodoros Katsivas, M.D.

3:00 pm

3:15 pm
Discussion Panel 3: Incorporating Nonpharmacologic Approaches to the Treatment of Opioid Abuse and Chronic Pain Management
Panelists: Francis Keefe, Ph.D., Dennis Turk, Ph.D., Eric Garland, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., Ryan Mutter, Ph.D., Steven Passik, Ph.D., Daniel Cherkin, Ph.D.

5:15 pm
Summary of Key Points from Day 1
Wendy B. Smith, M.A., Ph.D., B.C.B, Associate Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (NIH)

5:30 pm

Day 2 (March 6, 2018)

8:00 am
Opening Remarks
David Shurtleff, Ph.D., Acting Director, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NIH)
Eliseo Pérez-Stable, M.D., Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIH)

8:15 am
Discussion Panel 4: Prevention, Treatment and Recovery: Challenges and Barriers to Implementation
Panelists: John Gale, M.S., Kelli Komro, M.P.H., Ph.D., Hannah Cooper, Sc.D., Steven Leifman, J.D., Helena Hansen, M.D., Ph.D.

10:15 am

10:30 am
Discussion Panel 5: Effective Models of Integrated Approaches
Panelists: Katherine Watkins, M.D., R. Corey Waller, M.D., M.S., FACEP, DFASAM, Eric B. Schoomaker, M.D., Ph.D., Ryan McNeil, Ph.D.

12:30 pm
Summary and Next Steps
William Riley, Wendy B. Smith

1:00 pm