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EVENT DESCRIPTION  
 
Event Type:  Lecture (This is an NIH Science event)
 
Title:  CUTTING EDGE SCIENCE MEETING SERIES TO END THE OPIOID CRISIS- Speaker - Sam Quinones, Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opioid Epidemic
 
Description:  CUTTING EDGE SCIENCE MEETING SERIES TO END THE OPIOID CRISIS- Speaker - Sam Quinones, Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opioid Epidemic

an armchair conversation with Sam Quinones, award-winning author of Dreamland, The True Tale of America’s Opioid Epidemic, on Thursday, March 22, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Wilson Hall (Building 1, NIH Campus). Following the talk, will be an author meet and greet at the FAES in Building 10- 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 pm

Mr. Quinones’ visit is part of NIH’s Cutting-Edge Science Meeting Series to End the Opioid Crisis. Our conversation will cover a wide range of topics, including how Mr. Quinones came to write Dreamland and what NIH is doing to help end the opioid crisis.
In preparation for this event, I am soliciting questions from the NIH community. If you have a question for Mr. Quinones, please send it to nihtownmeeting@mail.nih.gov by COB on Monday, March 19.

Seating is limited due to the size of the venue. Hence, the event will be available for viewing at: https://videocast.nih.gov/summary.asp?live=27429&bhcp=1

In addition to seats reserved for each Institute, Center, and Office, there may still be general seating available to accommodate others who would like to attend in person. If interested, please RSVP to Ms. Usha Charya, at NIDA: charyau@nida.nih.gov as soon as possible.

Individuals with disabilities who need sign language interpreting and/or other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Ms. Usha Charya, at charyau@nida.nih.gov, 301-480-2789, and/or the Federal TTY Relay at 1-800-877-8339. Requests should be made five days in advance of this event. The videocast will be captioned.

 
Series Name:  CUTTING EDGE SCIENCE MEETING SERIES TO END THE OPIOID CRISIS
 
Videocast:  Event will be videocast LIVE on the Web
 
Videocast URL:  http://videocast.nih.gov
  Event will be available in the videocast ARCHIVE
 
Special Instructions:  Reservations or registration required for this event
 
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EVENT DATE/TIME  
 
Date/Time: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018   10:00am - 11:00am Add To Outlook Calendar     Add To iCal Calendar     Add To Entourage Calendar
 
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EVENT SPEAKER(S)  
 
Name:   Sam Quinones
Title:   Author- Dreamland
 

EVENT SPONSOR(S)  
 
Organization(s):  [NIH] National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
 

EVENT LOCATION  
 
Location:  On the main NIH Campus
Building:  Building 1
Room:  Wilson Hall
 
 

EVENT CONTACT(S)  
 
Name:   USHA CHARYA
E-mail:   CHARYAU@MAIL.NIH.GOV
 
 
 
 
 
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