APA Webinar: Responding to the Opioid Epidemic (2 of 3-Part Webinar Series)

American Planning Association


Tuesday, February 20, 2018
3 p.m. - 4 p.m. EST

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In 2018, APA’s Planning and Community Health Center and Healthy Communities Collaborative is hosting a series of webinars to explore the intersection of planning and the opioid epidemic.  Designed to share local experiences and national resources, the series is also meant to launch a network of members and peer professionals working to understand the crisis and our roles in it. 

The second session, Responding to the Opioid Epidemic, will look at how communities can respond to the opioid crisis. Best or emerging practices and community experiences will be shared. Dr. Brandon Marshall from the Brown University School of Public Health will share his experiences with Prevent Overdose RI, Rhode Island's drug overdose surveillance and information dashboard. Dr. Robert Park from the East Tennessee State University with share his opioid response related work in Tennessee.




Dr. Brandon Marshall

Brandon Marshall is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Brown University School of Public Health. He received a PhD in epidemiology from the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia. In 2011 he completed postdoctoral training at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public ... Read More

Dr. Robert Pack

Dr. Robert Pack is Professor of Community and Behavioral Health, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Public Health at East Tennessee State University, and Director of the ETSU Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment. The Center grew out of a university and community collaborative that ... Read More