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UM Hosts Symposium on Fighting Opioid Addiction May 21

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    National experts will gather at the University of Miami’s Shalala Student Center on Monday, May 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., for “Fighting Opioid Addiction: Integrating Treatment into Patient Care,” a symposium featuring presentations on the science of medication treatment for opioid addiction in non-traditional settings. To attend in person, register on EventBrite. To watch online, visit

    The objectives of this symposium are: to present the state of the art on evidence-based treatments for Opioid Use Disorders (OUDs); to discuss methods of integrating OUD treatment into care delivery; to foster partnerships and collaborations between providers that treat OUD and its comorbidities; and to explore and identify local challenges and solutions to the treatment of OUD.

    Co-sponsored by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, the L&L Copeland Foundation, the Florida Node Alliance, and the Miami Center for AIDS Research, the symposium is also supported by the Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) through Grant Number L1TR000460, from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH.

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