Confronting the Heroin\Opioid Epidemic in Pennsylvania – Lewistown

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania
Public Hearing
Confronting the Heroin\Opioid Epidemic in Pennsylvania
Thursday – April 21, 2016

Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital, Classroom 4
Lewistown, PA


9:30 AM          Welcome
Senator Gene Yaw, Chairman, the Center for Rural Pennsylvania
Senator Jake Corman, Majority Leader, Pennsylvania Senate

9:40 AM          Opening Comments
Senator Gene Yaw, Chairman, the Center for Rural Pennsylvania

9:45 AM
Honorable Gary Tennis, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
Mr. Michael Hannon, Executive Director, Juniata Valley Tri-County Drug and Alcohol
Dr. David Kelley, Chief Medical Officer, Office of Medical Assistance Programs, Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

10:25 AM
Mr. Derin Myers, Director, Office of Financial Management/Administration, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency
Dr. Stephanie A. Bradley, Managing Director, EPISCenter, Pennsylvania State University
Dr. Janice Pringle, Director, Program Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

11:05 AM        BREAK

11:15 AM
Mr. Mark J. Remy, First Assistant District Attorney, Mifflin County
Mr. Craig E. Snyder, County Detective, Mifflin County
Mr. Cory J. Snook, District Attorney, Juniata County

11:40 AM
Dr. Christopher J. Wilson, Department of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center
Dr. Lauren A. Johnson-Robbins, Associate in Neonatology and Director of Quality, Pediatric Service Line, Geisinger Health System
Justin W. Troutman, PharmD, Clinical Disease Management Pharmacist, Geisinger Health System
Erica C. Kramer-Smith, MA, Addiction Outreach Counselor, Geisinger Health System

12:25 PM        Closing Remarks
Senator Gene Yaw

12:30 PM        Adjournment

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