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Compton Presents on Opioid Epidemic

Owens, Compton, Jermyn and Mace

Shown are (from l) Arne W. Owens, Dr. Wilson Compton, Dr. Rich Jermyn and Dr. Drema Mace.

Dr. Wilson Compton, deputy director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, was a featured speaker on the panel “Federal Agency and Institutional Responses to Address the Nation’s Opioid Epidemic” at the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Apr. 11. Panelists including Arne W. Owens, HHS deputy assistant secretary, Dr. Rich Jermyn of Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine and Dr. Drema Mace of West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine discussed federal efforts being made on behalf of populations suffering from opioid addiction and provided best practices and resources.

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