Everything You’ve Heard about the Opiod Crisis is Wrong: A Structural Critique

Event time: 
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Sterling Law Building, Room 129 See map
Event description: 

Professor Beletsky holds a joint appointment with the School of Law and Bouve College of Health Sciences. His expertise is on the use of law to improve health, with focus on drug policy, reducing the spread of infectious disease, and the role of the criminal justice system in shaping public health outcomes. By melding legal and scientific methods, he designs and evaluates interventions such as laws intended to curb opioid overdose and police trainings to align enforcement practices with public health goals. Throughout his career, Professor Beletsky has applied his skills and expertise in service to governmental agencies and non-governmental organizations, including the United Nations, US Department of Justice, and the City of New York.

Event Type: 
Volunteer Event
Call to Action
Education/Speakers
Cause(s): 
Health & Medicine
Event Source: 
Yale Affiliate
Open To: 
Undergraduates
Graduate Students
Community Members
Alumni
Faculty/Staff