Qingxian Chen, MS, is the Director the Bureau of Population Health within the Office of Population Health and Evaluation. T
opic. Epidemiology of Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose in the Public Mental Health Population in NYS
Molly Finnerty, MD
Dr. Finnerty is the Medical Director and co-lead of the Office of Population Health and Evaluation at NYSOMH, Director of PSYCKES Learning Healthcare Systems, and an Associate Research Professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at New York University.
Topic. The OMH Opioid Initiatives: Implementing screening, naloxone distribution, referral, and treatment of opioid use disorder in the New York State mental health system: Progress and challenges
Tim Hunt PhD, MSW, LCSW-r
Dr. Hunt is a research scientist at the Columbia School of Social work, Columbia University School of Social Work, Associate Director with the Social Intervention Group (SIG), the Global Health Research Center of Central Asia (GHRRCA), and Columbia’s Center for Healing of Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders-Enhancing Intervention, Development and Implementation (CHOSEN).
Topic. The Healing Communities Study (HCS) in New York State: Experience engaging mental health programs as part of county-wide strategies to implement medication treatment for opioid use disorder: Progress and challenges