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Mission: Cure’s most recent webinar is now online:
Pancreatitis Pain: The Latest Medical & Policy Perspectives on Opioids
On this webinar, Kate Nicholson, J.D., a civil rights attorney, pain patient advocate, and expert on the so-called opioid or overdose crisis, and Dr. Eva Szigethy, a leading UPMC psychiatrist focused on the management of chronic pain and psychotropic medication management in patients, discuss:
- Barriers to care for patients who use opioids
- The opioids policy environment and how patients can use recent policy changes to self-advocate
- Pain treatment options, including opioids
- Dealing with anxiety and depression
Dr. Eva Szigethy
is a professor of psychiatry, medicine and pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh and the Clinical Director of several integrated behavioral health medical homes in gastoenterology. She is an expert in pain management for chronic pancreatitis as well as inflammatory bowel disease.
Kate Nicholson, J.D.,
is a civil rights and disability rights attorney, formerly of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, and a nationally-recognized expert on the Americans with Disabilities Act. She is also a person with chronic pain and a pain patient advocate.
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If you missed our last webinars in our series on pancreatic pain, you can find them here: