2019 CDUHR Autumn Symposium: Stigma Toward People Who Use Drugs, the Oppressed and the Marginalized: Innovations and Updates in Theory, Methods, Research, and Practice

November 12
9am-2pm

Kimmel Center, Room 802 Shorin, 60 Washington Square South

On behalf of CDUHR, join us for this half-day symposium with leading experts to examine the current state of stigma and discuss how to best address this issue among people who use drugs.

Presenters include:

  • Valerie Earnshaw, PhD – University of Delaware, Innovations in Stigma Measurement
  • Karsten Lunze, MD, MPH, DrPH - Boston University School of Medicine, Addressing Intersectional Stigma Affecting HIV Key Population
  • Lawrence Yang, PhD – NYU College of Global Public Health, Self-Stigma and Identification and Treatment for Opioid Use and Other Substance Use Disorders: Advances in an Emerging Field
  • Holly Catania, JD & Erica Basco, MPH - NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, ‘I am Living Proof that Buprenorphine and Methadone Work’: A Public Health Campaign and Evaluation

The event will also feature a panel of researchers with lived experience of stigma moderated by Alexandra Harocopos, PhD – NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene:

  • Derek Dangerfield II, PhD - Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
  • David Frank, PhD – NYU Meyers College of Nursing
  • Letitia McBride - North Jersey Community Research Initiative


CDUHR faculty providing additional insights:

  • Holly Hagan, PhD - NYU College of Global Public Health
  • Sam Friedman, PhD – Department of Population Health, NYU Langone Health

Find more information as well as participant biographies HERE.