Senior Scientist Andrew Kolodny addressed National Governors Association Conference

Brandeis University senior scientist and Opioid Policy Research Collaborative director Andrew Kolodny presented his insights on the nationwide opioid crisis at the National Governors Association Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico on July 20.

Kolodny was featured on a panel with Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton, Colorado Governor Kate Brown, Robert Raines of the U.S. Postal Service and acting director of the U.S. National Office of National Drug Control Policy, James Carroll.

 Kolodny offered 15-minute remarks, which were televised on C-SPAN, concerning the relationship between prescription opioids, heroin and fentanyl and the opioid addiction epidemic.

BrandeisNOW caught up with Kolodny before the conference.

Read the Q&A with Kolodny on BrandeisNOW.

Categories: Faculty, Campus News
Date: July 24, 2018