Friday, November 16, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST
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Bank of America 
225 Franklin Street
5th Floor Conference Center
Boston, MA 02110

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Andrea D'Attilio 
Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation 

The Massachusetts Opioid Epidemic

An Issue of Substance


7:30 a.m.


Registration and Breakfast

8:00 a.m.


Opening Remarks                                                                               Eileen McAnneny, President                                                               Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation


8:35 a.m.


Panel Discussion - View from the Frontlines

Dr. Kiame Mahaniah, CEO / CMO, Lynn Community Health Center

Kashif Siddiqi, Grants Manager and Statistician, Middlesex Sheriff’s Office            

Ben Podsiadlo, Director of Clinical Integration, Armstrong Ambulance Service                  

Leslie Russell, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, TeamstersCare     

Moderator: Michael Botticelli, Executive Director Grayken Center for Addiction at Boston Medical Center


9:35 a.m.



10:00 a.m.


Panel Discussion – Looking Forward, Cataloging, Coordinating  and Channeling Resources 

Marylou Sudders, Secretary, Executive Office of Health and Human  Services                     

William Carpenter, Mayor of Brockton 

Ann Klee, President, GE Foundation  

Kerry Sullivan, President, Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Moderated By: Brian Shactman, NBC News

11:20 a.m.


 Julie Burns, Executive Director of RIZE MA


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