Conferences & Symposia

Health Law Conference: Obstacles to the Development and Use of Pharmacotherapies for Addiction


November 7, 2008

On November 7, the School of Law's Law & Health Care Program hosted the conference "Obstacles to the Development and Use of Pharmacotherapies for Addiction." Watch videos of the presentations and panels.

9:00-9:45
Stuart Rome Lecture [video]
Richard Bonnie, LL.B.
Harrison Foundation Professor of Medicine and Law; Hunton & Williams Research Professor; Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences; Director, Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy
University of Virginia


9:45-10:00
Break

10:00-12:00
Obstacles to Drug Development [video]

FDA process
Richard F. Kingham, Esq.
Partner
Covington & Burling


Pharma Perspective
Anthony Tommasello, M.S., Ph.D.
Reckitt Benckiser

Clinical Trials
Raye Z. Litten, PhD
Co-Leader, Medications Development Working Group; Associate Director Division of Treatment and Recovery Research
NIAAA


Stigma
David Lewis, M.D.
Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Community Health and the Donald G. Millar Distinguished Professor of Alcohol and Addiction Studies
Brown University
12:00-1:30
Lunch

1:30-2:30
The Criminal Justice System [video]
Drug Courts

The Honorable William Schma (ret.)
Kalamazoo Circuit Court, Michigan

The Honorable Karen Freeman-Wilson (ret.)
Partner
Freeman-Wilson and Lewis-Shannon


James Nolan, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
Williams College


Prisons-Naltrexone Study
Charles O'Brien, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
2:30-2:45
Break

2:45-4:15
Obstacles to Utilization of Drugs for Addiction [video]
Reluctance of and Restrictions on Physicians Prescribing
Ellen Weber, J.D.
Professor of Law
University of Maryland School of Law


Patient Reluctance to Seek Treatment and Physician Failure to Screen
Hoover Adgar, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
4:15-4:30
Break

4:30-5:00
Insurance Obstacles
Tracy Shulden, LCSW-C
Executive Director
Universal Counseling Services, Inc.


Co-sponsored and supported by the University of Maryland School of Law's Law & Health Care Program, Physicians and Lawyers for National Drug Policy (PLNDP), and the Open Society Institute. Also supported by the Stuart Rome Lecture Fund, the Reuben Shiling Mental Health Law Fund, and the Leonard C. Homer / Ober|Kaler Law & Health Care Fund.


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