2017 Fall Speaker Program

The Opioid Crisis – Challenges and Opportunities

The impact of the opioid epidemic in Orange County is at crisis level. The Center for Health Care Management & Policy has invited speakers from the public health sector will discuss what is driving the problem and what is being done to combat it. An emergency room physician will share first hand observation of treating addicted patients. Speakers will discuss services available in Orange County, prevention and treatment needs in the community, and strategies to meet those needs.

Program Schedule:                 

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.  Breakfast and Registration
9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Speaker Presentations


Richard Bock, MD, MBA 
Deputy Chief Medical Officer
Medical Affairs

Sandra Fair
Administrative Manager III
Behavioral Health Services
Orange County Health Care Agency

Bharath Chakravarthy, MD MPH
Vice Chair Research & Academic Affairs
Associate Professor Clinical EM & Public Health
Department of Emergency Medicine
UC Irvine Health

For additional information please contact Margaret Wong at



Event Details

Date: 11.15.2017
Time: 08:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Event Type: Public


$45 per person


The Beckman Center
100 Academy
Irvine, CA 92617


Center for Health Care Management and Policy
Margaret Wong