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10:45 AM – 12:00 PM: Notes from the Field: Insights from Counties Conducting or Preparing for Overdose Fatality Reviews (OFRs)
  • Gregory Gallo, LCSW, Dutchess County Department of Behavioral and Community Health
  • Michael Birnbaum, Dutchess County Department of Behavioral and Community Health
  • Daniel Gilmore, Ph.D., Oneida County Health Department
  • Ashlee Thompson, MHA, MSEd, Master CASAC, Oneida County Department of Mental Health
  • Veronica Salvas, Greene County Public Health Department
  • Meghan Tice, Oswego County Health Department
  • Paul Fahey, consultant to Oneida County Health Department (Primeau-Fahey Studios)
Exhibitor Directory 
2024 Statewide Harm Reduction Symposium Meeting Program 
1:00 – 2:30 PM: Naloxone Panel Presentation 
  • Sharon Stancliff, MD, New York State Department of Health
  • Elizabeth Schady, New York State Department of Health
  • Emily Payne, MSPH, New York State Department of Health
2:35 – 3:25 PM: Breakout 1B: Expanding Harm Reduction in Rural New York: Successes and Challenges from Cortland County‚Äôs Implementation of the HEALing Communities Study 
  • Nicole Carter, MPH, Rural Health Institute of New York
  • Aster Parrott, MS, MA, Rural Health Institute of New York
1:00 – 1:50 PM: Breakout 3C: Peak Collaboration! Rewriting the Script
  • Lindsay Java, Essex County Health Department
  • Terri Morse, LMHC, Master CASAC, Essex County Mental Health and Community Services
1:00 – 1:50 PM: Breakout 3B: Deciphering Substance Use Trends in Erie County: Implications for Public Health 
  • Sadia Rifah, Erie County Department of Health
  • Jennifer Garrigan, Erie County Department of Health
1:00 – 1:50 PM: Breakout 3A: How a Harm Reduction PSA Was Used to Decrease Overdoses in a Community and Multi- Point Naloxone Distribution to Reduce Overdose Fatalities 
  • Marissa Knapp, MST, Broome County Health Department
  • Alexis Pleus, Truth Pharm
  • Kathy Staples, Truth Pharm
8:00 – 9:00 AM: Drug Overdose Data and Public Health Surveillance Panel 
  • Lucila Zamboni, Ph.D., New York State Department of Health
  • Anne DelVecchio, MPH, New York State Department of Health
  • Emily Payne, MSPH, New York State Department of Health

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