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 giordanoComprehensive Holistic Therapeutics to Reward Deficiency Syndrome(RDS):Neuroscience Evidence Based Modalities

June 18, 2014

John Giordano, CAP, MAC, DHL

Former President and Founder of G & G Holistic Treatment Inc., North Miami, Florida





Public Health Outbreaks – Recent Emergency Department Experiences with Designer Drugs of Abuse

June 11, 2014

J. Adrian Tyndall, MD, MPH

Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine University of Florida

Chief of Emergency Services, UF Health






Alcohol, Smoking and Drugs: Effects on Fertility

May 21, 2014

R.Stan Williams, MD

Harry Prystowsky Professor of Reproductive Medicine

Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Florida





Current Pharmacotherapy of Obesity in the Backdrop of Debates of Addiction Model for Eating Behavior

April 30, 2014

Kishore Gadde, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Associate Professor in Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine




PhilDiazPICTUREHealing Trauma

April 16, 2014

Phil Diaz, MSW

Executive Director of the Harrigan Foundation at Palm Partners Treatment Center in Delray Beach, Florida

He has a private practice specializing in the treatment of addiction and trauma at Lifescape Solutions in Delray, Florida.







Meditation: For our Health and Wellness

March 19, 2014

Louis Ritz, PhD

Dept of Neuroscience, University of Florida College of Medicine

Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie Honors Term Professor





Non-invasive Brain Stimulation Methods for Treating Addictions: Moving Beyond Olds and Milner

March 12, 2014

Mark Stork George, MD

Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Radiology and Neurosciences

Medical University of South Carolina






Infectious Disease

Overcoming the Loss of a Leg: My Path To Recovery

February 19, 2014

Frederick Southwick, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine


Losing My Leg to a Medical Error –




adrian-blotner-md-prof-2011DDx of Addiction with Chronic Pain: Effective Treatment Options

February 5, 2014

Adrian Blotner, M.D., FAPA

Neuro-Behavioral Pain Medicine

Board Certified, Pain Medicine & Psychiatry





David_14255Obesity Crisis in Florida

January 29, 2014

Kfir Ben-David, M.D.

Assistant professor of surgery in the Division of General Surgery and Director of Bariatric Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine

Service Chief of the MIS, Gastroesophageal and Bariatric Service

University of Florida Bariatric and MIS Fellowship Director

Associate Program Director of the General Surgery Residency






Heart Related Problems associated with Cocaine, Amphetamine, tobacco, Alcohol and other Drugs of Abuse

December 11, 2013

Jamie B. Conti, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine

Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

AHA Eminent Scholar in Cardiology



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Helping Teens Lose Weight: Toward a Stepped Care Approach

December 4, 2013

Daniel S. Kirschenbaum, Ph.D., ABPP

President, Wellspring – a Member of CRC Health

Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences,Northwestern University Medical School




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Opioid Prescription Medications: Painful Medications

September 18, 2013

Norman S. Miller,  M.D., J.D.

Professor of Psychiatry for Central Michigan University

Psychiatry Clerkship Director Co-Director of the Neuroscience Program for Central Michigan College of Medicine

Director of the Psychiatric Consultation Service for Central Michigan Health Education Partners





Tanner-JohnEvaluation and Treatment of Impaired Nurses

August 28, 2013

John C. Tanner, D.O., ABAM, FASAM, CCFC

Medical Director for Intervention Project for Nurses – Florida

Director at Large for the ASAM Board of Directors

Adjunct Assistant Professor – Department of Psychiatry , UF

Medical Director for UF Health’s Florida Recovery Center, Jacksonville




Identifying Eating Disorders in Patients with Chemical Dependency

August 14, 2013

Steven J. Karp, D.O., FACN

Chief Medical Officer, Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders

Chief Medical Officer, Palm Beach Institute 20 years experience treating psychiatric & addictive disorders to the eating disorder field




brown-martha1The Impaired Physician

July 31, 2013

Martha E. Brown, M.D.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Co-Director, ABAM Residency Training Program UF College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry Addiction Medicine Division




Yvorchuk-William-Sm2Spirituality and Recovery

July 10, 2013

William Yvorchuk, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine





Jacobs_William_Jacobs_706Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

June 26, 2013

William Jacobs, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine





FriedmanPhotoOpioid Use/Abuse in Chronic Pain

May 22, 2013

Charles Friedman, D.O., ABAM

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Addiction, University of Florida College of Medicine

Founding Partner, Medical Director, Pain Relief Centers, Pinellas Park, FL





Reisfield-Gary7-400x600Clinical Urine Drug Testing

May 15, 2013

Gary Reisfield, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology & Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine





Kay Roussos-Ross, M.D.Opioid Use in Pregnancy, An Alarming Trend

May 1, 2013

Kay Roussos‐Ross, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry,  Obstetrics and Gynecology Director, Women’s Health at UF/Shands





Greene_William_Greene_2179Medical Marijuana-Research Update

April 17, 2013

William A. Greene, M.D.

Medical Director, Dual Disorders Unit; Chief of Addiction Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry





Lesko-headshot-613x600Addiction and the Law

April 10, 2013

John Lesko

Coordinator, Lawyer Assistance Program, UF/Shands






skrajewskiAdvancements in Medical Education on Addiction

March 27, 2013

Joseph Skrajewski, M.A., MFT-I

C.D. Counselor II, Betty Ford Center, Rancho Mirage, CA






Food Addiction for the Impaired Professional

March 20, 2013

Philip Werdell, M.A.

ACORN Food Dependency, Recovery Services





JES_Business3Role of Impulsivity in the Treatment of Dual Diagnosis Patients

March 13, 2013

Jodi Star, M.D.

Guiding Light Wellness Center






Smolen-e1354561497259-440x600Spirituality in the 12-Step Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

March 6, 2013

Jamie Smolen, M.D.

University of Florida, Florida Recovery Center





imagesCA8LP68AAddiction in the Dental Profession

February 20, 2013

William T. Kane, D.D.S., MBA, PC

Chairman, Missouri Dental Association, Well-Being Committee






Postacute Withdrawal

February 13, 2013

Daniel Logan, M.D.

Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida





KennethBlumNeurogenetics & Nutrigenomics of Reward Deficiency Syndrome: Stratification of Addiction

January 30, 2013

Kenneth Blum, Ph.D.

Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida





Scott Teitelbaum, MDHistory of Addiction Treatment and Recovery in America

January 16, 2013

Scott Teitelbaum, M.D.

Medical Director, Florida Recovery Center, University of  Florida