NADP Knowledge Center
Opioids and Dentistry (2018)
Recorded On: 10/17/2018
The webinar will describe the current opioid epidemic in the United States, strategies to address the epidemic, data on prescribing practices, current clinical recommendations for opioid prescribing, and steps to address opioid use disorder.
Vikram Krishnasamy, MD, MPH
Vikram Krishnasamy, MD, MPH is a physician boarded in internal medicine and preventive medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency with a focus in global health and under-served populations at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and his preventive medicine fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. He also has completed CDC's Epidemic Intelligence Service fellowship where he focused on food-borne outbreak surveillance and response. He has since joined the Opioid Response Coordination Unit in CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control where he works on strategies and programs to address the US opioid epidemic.