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U.S. ATTORNEY TO CONVENE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON STATE'S EMERGING HEROIN EPIDEMIC

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin is bringing together state legislators and medical, treatment, prevention and law enforcement professionals to discuss the influx of heroin into West Virginia, as well as strategies and next steps in turning back the tide of heroin addiction.

WHAT:  Heroin Roundtable Discussion  
WHEN:  Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 5:30pm   
WHERE:  Robert C. Byrd United States Courthouse, 300 Virginia Street East, Fifth Floor
WHO:   U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and panelists including:

WV Delegate Don Perdue

WV Senator Ron Stollings

P. Bradley Hall, MD, Executive Medical Director, WV Medical Professionals Health Program and President, WV Society of Addiction Medicine

Carl “Rolly” Sullivan, MD, Professor and Vice-Chairman, Director of Addictions Programs, WVU School of Medicine, Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry

Allen Mock, MD, WV Chief Medical Examiner

Chief W. H. “Skip” Holbrook, Huntington Police Department

Captain Tim Bledsoe, West Virginia State Police, Bureau of Criminal Investigations

Matt Boggs, Project Director, The Healing Place of Huntington

Mike Goff, Administrator, Controlled Substances Monitoring Program, WV Board of Pharmacy

Gordon Merry, Director, Cabell County Emergency Medical Services

Kathy Paxton, Director, Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities, WV Department of Health and Human Resources

Stefan Maxwell, MD, Director, NICU, CAMC Women and Children’s Hospital

Denzil Hawkinberry II, MD, Community Care of WV

 

 

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