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Big Pharma and the Opioid Epidemic: Buying its Way Out of Accountability?

April 17, 2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Online
Join us for a conversation with Chris McGreal, author of "American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts" Speaker: Chris McGreal is a reporter for the Guardian. A former correspondent in Johannesburg, Jerusalem and Washington DC, he now writes from across the United States. he has won awards for his reporting of the Rwandan genocide, Israel/Palestine, and on the impact of economic recession in America. Chris was awarded the James Cameron prize for "work as a journalist that has combined moral vision and professional integrity". He won the Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism for reporting that "penetrated the established version of events and told an unpalatable truth". Discussant: Joanne Csete, Associate Professor, Mailman School of Public Health Moderator: Lara J. Nettelfield, Senior Lecturer, Institute for the Study of Human Rights Join Zoom Meeting https://bit.ly/2URMAdd Meeting ID: 875 149 281 Password: 57326254 One tap mobile +16468769923,,875149281# US (New York) +13126266799,,875149281# US (Chicago) Dial by your location +1 646 876 9923 US (New York) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US +1 301 715 8592 US +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) Meeting ID: 875 149 281 Password: 57326254 Find your local number: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/u/acBoRFrQKO

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