with our special guest
Robert Childs, MPH
- Executive Director, North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition
Monday, January 28, 2013
The John Locke Foundation, 200 W Morgan St., Suite 200, Raleigh, NC 27601
Price: $10.00 (for lunch)
Robert Childs has served as NCHRC's Executive Director since 2009 and was just named one of five people who made a difference in HIV in the USA in 2011 by thebody.com. In addition to performing executive functions, he is involved in all program activities including service delivery, program design, innovation and evaluation, resource development and organizing. Prior to joining NCHRC, Robert served as a Program Director at Positive Health Project in New York City, where he oversaw their health programming, overdose prevention programs, law enforcement relations, harm reduction programs and led research on the public health effects of people injecting in the public domain. Robert has worked in harm reduction for over 10 years and is considered an expert on syringe access, harm reduction, law enforcement and drug user interactions, sex work and overdose prevention and has spoken on such at the United Nations, the FDA, New York City Council and the North Carolina, New Hampshire and Oregon Legislatures.
Leilani Attilo, MPH, RN, Overdose Prevention Coordinator,
North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition (NCHRC)
Leilani focuses on expanding naloxone (a opiod/opiate antagonist) access and overdose prevention education in NC, as well as reducing drug overdose death through creating smart cost-effective policies. She served as an Army Nurse Corp Officer for five years and completed two deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan as a critical care nurse. She recently completed a Masters of Public Health from the University of Texas at El Paso.
Shaftesbury Luncheon talks are free and open to the public. An optional lunch is available for purchase at the event, or participants may brown bag a lunch if they choose.
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