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Substance Use/Opioid Events and Resources for the San Antonio Area

February Events

Texans Standing Tall logo

Texans Standing Tall’s 2018 Statewide Summit

A two-day event bringing together national and state experts, the TST Youth Leadership Council, and summit participants to collaborate for substance use prevention and community change statewide. Texans Standing Tall is the statewide coalition where prevention comes together.

Date: February 21- 22
Location: Austin Marriott South
4415 South IH-35, Austin, TX  78744

Additional information and registration here…

March Events

Addiction Research, Treatment and training logo

Behavior, Biology, and Chemistry: Translational Research in Addiction

This two-day conference, focuses on translational aspects of addiction research among chemists, biologists, and behavioral scientists. The diversity of participants and attendees at this meeting (undergraduate students to senior faculty, chemists to psychiatrists) provides a unique venue for cross-fertilization among different disciplines and in so doing promotes new and innovative approaches to medications development in addictions biology. The meeting provides a stimulating environment for young scientists who are strongly encouraged to present their work and interact with senior scientists. The Pathways to Careers in Science (PCS) Workshop is a free event and gives trainees an opportunity to discuss the variety of career paths that are available to young scientists.

Dates: March 3-4, 2018
Location: La Quinta Inn and Suites Medical Center
4431 Horizon Hill, San Antonio, Texas 78229

Additional information here...


36th Annual Dental Science Symposium

Distinguished Keynote Speaker:  Martha J. Somerman, DDS, PhD
Director, National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research

NIDCR: Guiding Advances in Oral Health Research and Innovation”

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Location: Holly Auditorium and Foyer

Register here...

April Events

San Antonio Substance Use Symposium 2018

San Antonio Substance Use Symposium

Location: Academic Learning Teaching Center – UT Health San Antonio

April 20, 2018 8:00 am – 5:00 pm –  
Presentations & community discussion

April 21, 2018 8:00 am – 12:00 pm – 
Buprenorphine waiver training

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 May Events

Robert Jamison

Department of Psychiatry 6th Annual Research and Quality Improvement Day

Robert Newlin Jamison, PhD
Psychologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital,
Professor of Anesthesia,
Harvard Medical School

Date: May 1, 2018
Sharon Walsh

9th Annual Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day

Sharon Walsh, PhD
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Professor of Behavioral Science, Psychiatry, and
Director of the Center on Drug and Alcohol Research

Date: May 2, 2018


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