Date: Wednesday Feb 27, 2019
Time: 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Location: The Davenport Grand Hotel 333 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201 Get Directions
Spokane area employers are increasingly challenged by the impact of substance abuse among its workforce. Join us to learn about opioid addiction awareness, prevention and treatment. This event will provide guidance on how to develop a drug free workplace, spread awareness of the disease of addiction, and reduce the stigma associated with addiction.
Dr. Bob Lutz graduated from Villanova University with a BS in Biology and Temple Medical School, where he received his medical degree. He spent four years in the US Navy before completing a residency in Family Medicine and a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, FL. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona, where he also received his Masters Degree in Public Health. He has worked as an urgent care physician and served on the Spokane Regional Board of Health for eight years prior to being appointed Health Officer for Spokane County.
Dr. Kelli Pearson-Weary has been a chiropractic physician in Spokane for 35 years. Kelli has been actively involved in the process of collaborative care with the medical community and has a passion for finding ways to put together teams from different disciplines to achieve what the patient needs. She regularly lectures inside and outsider her community, is part of the leadership at the Valley Chamber of Commerce and is actively involved in the Spokane County Opioid Task Force.
Dr. James A. Polo, MD, MBA, is a board-certified Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist with extensive experience in health care leadership in both the public and private sectors. He has also been a policy advisor and consultant on health care reform. Currently, he serves as the Behavioral Health Medical Director for Cambia Health Solutions which manages all Regence and Asuris Health Plans. He is also a member of several professional organizations and serves on multiple boards that advance the practice of mental health.
Dr. John Roll earned a BA degree from the University of Montana, a MA degree from Saint Bonaventure University, and a PhD from Washington State University. He completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Behavioral Pharmacology at the University of Vermont and a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Substance Abuse Research at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor. He is currently Professor and Vice Dean for Research in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, and the Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Research at WSU. He is the Founding Director of the WSU Program of Excellence in Addictions Research and is the Co-Director of the WSU Translational Addiction Research Center. Dr. Roll also founded the Rural Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Center.
*Our final guarantee is due to the venue 3 business days prior to the event. Refunds will only be given for cancelations received 3 or more business days prior to the event. Thank you!