Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Join Harm Reduction Coalition for a FREE talk by Dr. David Marsh: "Supervised Injection and Prescribing Heroin in North America: Evidence and Politics

Dr. David C. Marsh, MD, CCSAM Physician Leader, Addiction Medicine with Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care will be at HRC in New York at 3:00 pm Friday January 22, 2010.

Learn what has been happening in Vancouver with these harm reduction interventions. All welcome!

22 West 27th Street, 5th floor
New York, NY 10001
About Dr David C. Marsh, MD, CCSAM:

Dr. Marsh graduated in Medicine from Memorial University of Newfoundland following prior training in neuroscience and pharmacology. In January 2004, Dr. Marsh began serving as the Physician Leader, Addiction Medicine with Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care. In this role he is also Medical Director for Addiction Services, HIV/AIDS Services and Aboriginal Health for Vancouver Community. Dr. Marsh is also Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. Prior to relocating to Vancouver he was the Clinical Director, Addiction Medicine at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto.

Dr. Marsh's research interests include the integration of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy in the treatment of substance use disorders and focus primarily on novel interventions for opioid dependence. He is presently involved in several research projects including the North American Opiate Medication Initiative (NAOMI) trial of prescription heroin, an Interdisciplinary Health Research Team on Illicit Opiate Dependence in Canada funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and an evaluation of the Supervised Injection Site in Vancouver.

Harm Reduction Coalition
22 West 27th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: 212-213-6376
Fax: 212-213-6582

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