Join UofT Talks in unpacking the epidemic sweeping our nation: the opioid crisis. On Thursday June 28th, UofT Talks will be hosting an open discussion on the history of the opioid crisis it’s current impact, and the steps we can take to address the epidemic in Canada.

Featured speakers include Nicole Ireland (reporter and writer for CBC News), Mathew Jameson (Harm Reduction Program Coordinator, Queen West Community Health Centre), Dr. Hance Clarke (Director of pain services at Toronto General Hospital), and Dr. David Juurlink (prominent professor and drug safety researcher whose voice has dominated the discourse on opioid use in Canada).

The talk and panel discussion will be from 6-9 pm at the Isabel Bader Theatre. Join us for a networking session with our speakers, team, and members of the community between 5 and 6 pm. Food and beverages will be served.

UofT Talks aims to promote inter-disciplinary learning and networking through a symposium catered to students, faculty and staff of all four School of Graduate Studies (SGS) divisions – Humanities, Social Science, Life Science and Physical Science.

More information and tickets on sale at www.uofttalks.ca or eventbrite: uofttalks2018.eventbrite.ca