Reflections on the North American Opioid Crisis

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Profile of David JuurlinkJoin leading Canadian clinical pharmacologist and epidemiologist for a lecture and discussion on the clinical, social and political implications of drug (mis)use and North America’s opioid crisis

Dr. David Juurlink

Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, U of T MedicineProfessor of Medicine and Pediatrics, U of T MedicineClinical Epidemiologist, Institute of Health Policy, Management & EvaluationScientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute & Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences


  • Opioids: Whatever happened to ‘first, do no harm’? (Globe and Mail, August 25, 2016)
  • Is there still a place for opioids? (Sunnybrook Research Institute Magazine, 2016)
  • It’s time to end Canada’s opioid epidemic — an open letter to Canada’s new minister of health (Ottawa Life, November 30, 2015)

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