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Reading Health Hosts Community Summit on Opioid Abuse

Feb 21, 2017 • by Reading Health System
Reading Health System

Reading Health System has been designated one of Pennsylvania’s 45 Centers of Excellence (COE) and will host a community summit on Friday, February 24, from 8 to 11:30 a.m. in Thun/Janssen Auditorium at Reading Hospital. Guests at the summit will learn more about how the COE will coordinate treatment for heroin and opioid drug addiction, as well as other health challenges that may be affecting a substance abuser.

Speakers at the event include:

Desha Dickson, Director, Community Health & Engagement, Reading Health SystemJason Snyder, Special Assistant to the Secretary of Human ServicesJohn Adams, Berks County District AttorneyMark Woodland, MS, MD, Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Reading HospitalCharles Barbera, MD, Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine at Reading HospitalWilliam Santoro, MD, Chief, Section of Addiction Medicine at Reading HospitalMichael Baxter, MD, Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine at Reading Hospital 

Guests interested in attending the event can register by calling 484-628-0360 or emailing [email protected]

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