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Featured Speakers

The 2024 NJPN Annual Conference: Connecting the Continuum of Care brings together national and state experts addressing the latest research and strategies related to substance use disorder. Check back periodically for updates to our speakers list.

Keynote Speaker

William R. Miller

Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of New Mexico

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Plenary Speakers

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Ruben Baler

Health Scientist

National Institutes of Health

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Jamie Ducharme

Health Correspondent

TIME Magazine

Featured Presenters

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John Bardunias

Detective Sergeant,

NJ State Police

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Eric Kussin


#SameHere Global

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Alexis LaPietra

System Director, Addiction Medicine Emergency Service Line,

RWJBarnabas Health

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Michael Litterer 

Vice President, Institute for Prevention and Recovery, RWJBarnabas Health


Tony Polizzi


New Jersey

Prevention Network

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Tana Russell

Assistant Director, Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling

Please check back periodically; more speakers will be added soon!

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