Center for Health Economics & Policy/School of Law Town Hall: Leo Beletsky (Northeastern University)

October 29, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brown Hall Brown Lounge (Danforth Campus, 2nd floor)

“Not Just Opioids: Substance Use Policy through a Public Health Lens”

Join us on October 29th for the town hall event Not Just Opioids: Substance Use Policy through a Public Health Lens with Leo Beletsky as he moderates a panel of experts.

Registration opens at 3:00pm. Event begins promptly at 3:30pm.

Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is requested, but not required.


Wesley Bell, JD, Ferguson City Councilman

Rachel Winograd, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, Missouri Institute of Mental Health, University of Missouri-St Louis

Chad Sabora, JD, Executive Director, Missouri Network for Opiate Reform and Recovery


Leo Beletsky holds a joint appointment with the School of Law and Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University, which houses the Health in Justice Action Lab he directs. He is also an Associate Adjunct Professor at the UC San Diego School of Medicine. Beletsky’s expertise is in substance use research and policy, with special focus on drug overdose, infectious disease transmission, and the role of the criminal justice system as a structural determinant of drug user health. Throughout his career, Professor Beletsky has applied his skills and expertise in service to governmental agencies and non-governmental organizations, including the United Nations, The Pew Charitable Trusts, and the City of New York.

Click here to view a flyer for this event.