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Jeffrey Goldsmith, Past President of ASAM

40 ára afmælisráðstefna SÁÁ: Physicians: What is needed to get board certified in addiction the US today Jeffrey Goldsmith MD, DLFAPA, DFASAM Abstract The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) has established a system to monitor the quality of health care specialty training in the US, and ABMS added Addiction Medicine as a multispecialty subspecialty …Read more »

Jeffrey Goldsmith, Past President of ASAM

40 ára afmælisráðstefna SÁÁ: The complexities of managing people with addictions Jeffrey Goldsmith MD, DLFAPA, DFASAM, past president of ASAM Abstract Addiction health care providers get confused when managing care for addiction.  This may stem from care providers using different models of addiction.  The referral source is often not using the same model of addiction …Read more »

Stephen Strobbe, Clinical Associate Professor

40 ára afmælisráðstefna SÁÁ: Addictions Nursing: What it is, and why it matters Stephen Strobbe PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP, FIAAN, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Michigan School of Nursing, President (2016-2018), International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) Dr. Stephen Strobbe is Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Michigan School of Nursing, and the Department of Psychiatry. …Read more »

Sigurður Ólafsson, Director of Hepatology

40 ára afmælisráðstefna SÁÁ: Treatment as prevention for hepatitis C (TraP HepC):  A nationwide elimination program in Iceland Sigurður Ólafsson, MD, FACP, Director of Hepatology, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine Landspitali University Hospital Abstract Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is one of the leading causes of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma worldwide. Injection drug use  is …Read more »

Þórólfur Guðnason, Chief Epidemiologist

Seminar: Viral infections and addiction, HIV and Hepatitis C Chair – Þórólfur Guðnason MD, PhD, Chief Epidemiologist, Centre for Health Security and Communicable Disease Control, Directorate of Health

Frank Vocci, Pres., Friends Research Institude

40 ára afmælisráðstefna SÁÁ: New approaches to developing medications for helping smokers quit Frank J. Vocci, PhD, President, Friends Research Institute Abstract Tobacco smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in many developed countries.  Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) medications can double an individual’s chances of quitting but relapse is frequent. The majority of NRT …Read more »

Judith A. Aberg, Professor of Medicine

40 ára afmælisráðstefna SÁÁ: A Structural Intervention to Improve Substance Abuse Diagnosis and Treatment Practices in HIV Clinic Settings. Treatment Adherence through the Advanced Use of Technology, preliminary findings Judith A. Aberg, MD, FIDSA, FACP, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Abstract: Despite treatment advances in HIV with aggressive treatment …Read more »