Speakers for the 2021 event are still pending.  See 2020 speakers (event canceled) for an idea of the type of speakers expected for 2021.

2020 Speakers: Information will be added as it is received.  Click on names to learn more about the speakers, and to see disclosure information.

Richard Bottner, PA-C
Division of Hospital Medicine
Dell Seton Medical Center
Dell Medical School at UT Austin

Thomas Brothers, MD CISAM
Resident Physician
Department of Medicine
Dalhousie University

Mitchell Daley, PharmD, FCCM, BCCCP
Market Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Seton Healthcare Family


Bryson Duhon, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Dean of Student Success
The University of Texas College of Pharmacy
Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice

Lisa Geshell, MSN, RN, PhD Candidate
UT School of Nursing


Iona Grant, RPh
Senior Compliance Officer
Texas State Board of Pharmacy


Cate Graziani
Policy & Operations Director
Texas Harm Reduction Alliance


Elizabeth Hand, PharmD, BCIDP
Infectious Disease
University Health System


Lucas G. Hill, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
Clinical Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy


Gene Lambert, MD, MBA, FACP
Staff Physician, Hospital Medicine
Department of Medicine
Staff Consultant, Addiction Consult Team
Substance Use Disorders Strategic Initiative
Massachusetts General Hospital

Kirsten Mason, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Manager
Seton Healthcare Family


Peter Nguyen, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Seton Healthcare Family


Doug Oyler, PharmD
Director of the Office of Opioid Safety
University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy


Anita Rahman, PharmD, BCPS
Infectious Disease
University Health System


Laurajo Ryan, Pharm.D., MSc, BCPS, CDE
Clinical Associate Professor 
The University of Texas College of Pharmacy
UT Health San Antonio

Kyllie Ryan-Hummel, PharmD, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacist
Trauma/Neuroscience Intensive Care
University Health System

Amanda Simonton, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC
PhD Candidate
School of Nursing, UT Austin
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Danica Sumpter, PhD, RN
UT School of Nursing


David Walsh, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC
Chief Operations Officer


Andrea Yatsco, PhD, CADC, LCDC
Program Manager
Houston Emergency Opioid Engagement System (HEROES)


Claire Zagorski, MS, LP
Program Coordinator
UT College of Pharmacy


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