19ME018 - 2019 North Carolina Drug User Health Summit

May 10, 2019 Closed Medicine

19ME018 - 2019 North Carolina Drug User Health Summit



This one-day program will focus on treating the active drug user in a compassionate and comprehensive way. This summit will include training in harm reduction, infectious implications of drug use, engaging drug using patients in care, and integrated care in patients who use drugs. The Summit will feature local, state and national experts in drug user health.

By registering for this conference, you are granting permission for your contact information to be shared with NCPH, which is a joint provider of this continuing education activity.


The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Conover
A limited number of rooms have been reserved for the program with a special discounted rate of $92 per night plus tax. The room block will expire on 4/10/19 or until it is sold out.
Click HERE to reserve room with The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Conover

Courtyard Hickory by Marriott
1946 13th Ave Drive SE, Hickory
t: 828.267.2100 | f: 828.267.2450
$139.00 USD per night

Fairfield Inn & Suites Hickory
1950 13th Avenue Drive SE, Hickory
T: 828.431.3000
$114.00 USD per night

Click HERE to reserve rooms with Courtyard Hickory by Marriott or Fairfield Inn & Suites Hickory

Hilton Garden Inn of Hickory
1320 17th St Dr SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Hotel: (828)327-1000
Drug User Health Summit
Group Code: HEALTH
$131.00 USD per night
Click HERE to reserve rooms with Hilton Garden Inn

Target Audience

Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, public health professionals, substance abuse counselors and anyone interested in working with patients who are actively using drugs or have used drugs.


Upon completion of this knowledge-based educational activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the current epidemiological landscape of the infectious implications of drug use in North Carolina
  • Discuss 3 different ways a patient may use drugs and describe how to develop a treatment plan with that mechanism of use in mind.
  • Identify and develop collaborations with other area providers working with drug users along the spectrum of care.
  • Develop clinic practices that promote a nonjudgmental clinical atmosphere that actively engages and retains patients in care who use drugs


  • Hillary Brown
  • Jama M. Darling, MD
  • Donna Evon, PhD, MS, MA
  • Aaron T. Fleischauer, PhD, MSPH
  • Evelyn M. Foust, MPH, CPM
  • Rebecca Grandy, PharmD, BCACP, CPP
  • Robyn Jordan, MD, PhD
  • Lauren Kestner, CSAPC Registered
  • Michelle L. Mathis
  • Richard A. Moore, II, MD, AAHIVS
  • Zack S. Moore, MD, MPH
  • Erin L. Myer, LCSW
  • Tim Nolan, MSN, ANP-C
  • Bayla Ostrach, MA, PhD
  • Heidi Swygard, MD MPH
  • Douglas W. Urland, MPA
  • Louise Vincent, MPH


Brochure / Registration Form