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Wide Angle Lunches: Dr. Kathleen Brady

Wide Angle Lunch is a thought-provoking lunch hour in the peaceful surroundings of the Charleston Library Society while you fulfill your appetite in every way.

Dr. Kathleen Brady ~ Responding to the Opioid Experience

In our opening lunchtime lecture, Dr. Brady will describe the state of the opioid epidemic in South Carolina and the nation at large.  New, state-of-the-art treatments for opioid dependence are available, and Dr. Brady will discuss efforts to make these treatments available throughout South Carolina. Cutting through the sensationalism of the news media to offer a truthful glimpse of the difficulties facing addicts and their families today, Dr. Brady’s insights are sure to be enlightening in this timely presentation. Boxed lunches will be served.

Dr. Kathleen Brady has spent over thirty years in the field of addictions and psychiatric disorders. Her research focuses on pharmacotherapy of substance use disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and bipolar disorder, as well as gender differences and women’s issues in addictions, and the neurobiologic connections between stress and addictions.

She has received numerous federal research grants, and has published over 300 peer-reviewed journal articles and co-edited 10 books. She has been the Co-Director of MUSC’s NIH-funded Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program, focused on translational research training in addictions, for 15 years. She has lead a number of training and research programs focused on translational research in addictions and is  currently the Vice-President for Research at the Medical University of South Carolina.

$20 members/ $30 nonmembers for individual sessions

OR

Series Pass: $60 members/ $90 nonmembers

To purchase tickets, call 843-723-9912 or click here