Dan Ciccarone MD, MPH
University of California San Francisco
Dr. Dan Ciccarone is the Justine Miner Professor in Addiction Medicine, in the department of Family and Community Medicine, at UCSF. He has been principal or co-investigator on numerous NIH sponsored public health research projects including his current Heroin in Transition study. He is a recognized international scholar on the medical, public health and public policy dimensions of substance use, risk and consequences. He is Associate Editor for the International Journal of Drug Policy and recently edited an IJDP special issue on the “triple wave crisis” of opioids, heroin and fentanyl in the US. He consults for numerous private and public entities including the ONDCP, CDC and FDA.
For over 20 years "Dr. Dan" has been actively involved in expanding the use of clinical harm reduction technologies and services, e.g., naloxone and buprenorphine. He has provided harm reduction based clinical services at several SF syringe exchanges and was on the Board of Directors for the SF Homeless Youth Alliance.
Workshop Session 2
On Speedballs and Goofballs: Stimulants and the Fourth Wave of the Overdose Crisis
This keynote presentation will explore the "triple wave" of rising mortality due to opioids followed by the "fourth wave" due to cocaine and methamphetamine. The reasons for rising deaths due to methamphetamine as well as combination use of fentanyls and stimulants will be discussed. Policy, harm reduction and treatment approaches will also be presented.
This workshop is approved for 1-hour Renewal Credit/CEU for: IC&RC/NJ-AP Certification Board | NAADAC