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Learn More about the 2020 ACMT Symposium and ASM

For the first time in over 25 years, ACMT is hosting a toxicology conference in New York City. Join us March 12-15, 2020 at the Grand Central Station Grand Hyatt. Join us for another year of plenary sessions, original research, networking, and more! 

On Thursday, March 12, 2020, ACMT will hold a one-day symposium, "Opioid Epidemic: Controversies and Creative Solutions" at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. The symposium precedes the 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting. The event will go beyond the basics and discuss big-picture approaches to the opioid epidemic. We will address novel, cutting edge, and controversial approaches, including safe-injection sites, mobile buprenorphine induction, urban greening, and others.
 
Featured presentations include:
 
Overview of the Opioid Epidemic: New York City Perspective
Lewis Goldfrank, MD, FACMT, Herbert W. Adams Professor of Emergency Medicine, New York University-Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY
 
The New Neurobiology of Addiction and Implications for Innovative Treatment Solutions
Petros Levounis, MD, MA, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Rutgers New Jersey Medical Center, Newark, NJ
 
Point Counterpoint: We Should Curb Opioid Prescribing
Andrew Kolodny, MD, Senior Scientist, Institute for Behavioral Health; Co-Director of Opioid Policy Research, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
 

Supported in part by a Medical Toxicology Foundation Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Grant

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The ACMT 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) is Friday, March 13-Sunday March 15 at at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. 

Featured presentions will include:

Moral Toxicology: Where is the Line? 

Arthur L. Caplan, PhD, Director, Division of Medical Ethics, NYU School of Medicine

World Trade Center Health Program: Toxicological Implications 

Michael Crane, MD, MPH, Medical Director World Trade Center Health Program Clinical Center of Excellence at Mount Sinai Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Mount Sinai, NYC

UK Novichok Attack

Simon Thomas, MD, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Newcastle University and NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle, UK

Stevan Emmett, MBChB, D.Phil, Principal Medical Officer and Senior Clinical Fellow, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, UK

Exposomics: Environmental Effects on Health, Life & Disease

Robert O. Wright, MD, MPH, Professor and Ethel H Wise Chair, Department of Environmental Medicine & Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, NYC

Doing Harm: Examining the Drugs Used in Sexual Assault

Ann Arens, MD, Medical Toxicologist, Emergency Medicine Physician; Hennepin Healthcare, Minnesota Poison Control System, Minneapolis, MN

 

Join us in NYC for these 2 fantastic medial toxicology events! Early Bird discounts expire on Jan. 31, 2020!

Learn More and Register for ASM.