The Parlee Center regularly hosts outstanding citizen-scientists and experts on the intersection of science and society.
March 14th, 2018
Mar147:00pmOlin AuditoriumHow the marketing of OxyContin generated billions of dollars and millions of addicts.
Patrick Radden Keefe, staff writer at The New Yorker, explains the origin of the opioid epidemic, a story he first told in The Family that Built an Empire of Pain (The New Yorker, Oct. 30, 2017).
April 11th, 2018
Apr117:00pmOlin AuditoriumRonald Lamb, Deputy Commissioner of the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services, will speak on the human impact of the opiod crisis in Philadelphia.