Tag: opioid addiction

UTHSC College of Nursing Presents Opioid Conference May 2-3


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing is offering its 2nd-Annual Opioid Conference May 2-3. The free conference will provide continuing education credits for physicians, nurses and pharmacists. Registration is available at cenow.uthsc.edu. The conference, to be held at the Shelby Farms FedEx Events Center, will feature as its keynote speaker Stephen… Read More

Karen J. Derefinko Awarded $3.3 Million for Behavioral Research to Help Patients Struggling With Opioid Addiction


Karen J. Derefinko, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop psychological methods designed to help individuals with opioid use disorder through medication assisted treatment. The United States Department of Health and… Read More