Meeting

Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces: May 2011


When: May 3, 2011 (9:00 AM Eastern)
Where: DoubleTree Hotel • 1515 Rhode Island Avenue Northwest, Washington , D.C. 20005

Topics Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Substance Use and Mental Health, Military and Veterans Health
Activity: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces
Board: Board on the Health of Select Populations

The second open session meeting of the committee on the Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces will be held on May 3, 2011 from 9am - 5:00pm.  The meeting will take place at the DoubleTree Hotel at 1515 Rhode Island Avenue Northwest
Washington D.C., DC 20005


This study is a Congressionally mandated review of Department of Defense (DoD) prevention and treatment programs for substance use disorders, and is sponsored by the DoD. For more information, please refer to our Activity Page on the IOM website here.

Invited speakers include:

  • Don Jansen, Analyst in Defense Health Care Policy, Congressional Research Service
  • Brig. Gen. Margaret Wilmoth, Ph.D., Assistant for Mobilization & Reserve Affairs Force Health Protection & Readiness, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense For Health Affairs
  • Barbara Marin, Ph.D., Clinical Director of the Walter Reed Army Substance Abuse Program, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • Col. John Stasinos, M.D., Consultant, Addiction Medicine, Office of the Surgeon General, Department of the Army
  • Capt. Mary Rusher, M.D., Department Head for the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program at the Naval Medical Center, San Diego
  • Vladimir Nacev, Ph.D., Subject Matter Expert, Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention, Resilience and Prevention Directorate Defense Centers of Excellence
  • Diana D. Jeffery, Ph.D., Director for the Center for Health Care Management Studies, TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense For Health Affairs
  • Wilson Compton, M.D., Director of the Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Eve Reider, Ph.D., Deputy Branch Chief of Prevention Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Col. Charles Milliken, M.D., Principal Investigator and Psychiatrist, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

  
An open microphone session is planned for half an hour at the end of the public meeting.  Each speaker will be limited to five minutes to address the committee due to time constraints and in the interest of allowing as many people to speak as possible.  Please let us know in advance if you wish to address the committee during this session.  You are also welcome to submit written comments to the committee at any time. 

Please let us know in advance if you plan to attend the meeting.  RSVP to Jon Sanders (jsanders@nas.edu).  Or register online through the meeting registration link.


 

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