Please find attached a save the date for the annual University of Kentucky Substance Use Research Event (SURE; formerly Substance Use Research Day) to be held on March 3rd, 2021, at the Gatton Student Center in Lexington, KY. Please share the save the date information with interested trainees and colleagues--we welcome attendees from out of town!
SURE 2021 will include keynote plenary presentations from Dr. Yasmin Hurd and Dr. Magdalena Cerdá. Dr. Hurd is the Ward-Coleman Chair of Translational Neuroscience and the Director of the Addiction Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Dr. Cerdá is an Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Opioid Epidemiology and Policy at the Department of Population Health at NYU Grossman School of Medicine. Thematic symposia are planned that address timely and important health issues, including COVID-19 and SUD, health disparities in addiction/addiction treatment, and policy issues that impact access to care and provision of optimal care. A T32 trainee data blitz is also planned.
The Organizing Committee is also exploring options for hybrid meeting formats should the COVID-19 pandemic continue to impact professional meetings and gatherings. You may provide feedback on your preferences for meeting format using the survey link on the attached save the date. Registration and abstract submission links are also active and can be found on the attachment.
The full SURE announcement will follow in mid-October-- we look forward to seeing everyone there!
-UK SURE Organizing Committee (Christal Badour, Chris Delcher, Pavel Ortinski, Bill Stoops and Hilary Surratt)
William W. Stoops, Ph.D.
telephone: (859) 257-5383
Departments of Behavioral Science, Psychiatry and Psychology
Center on Drug and Alcohol Research
University of Kentucky
Regulatory Knowledge and Support Core-Center for Clinical and Translational Science
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