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Talk and Town Hall with Dr. Stephanie Vanterpool: Pain and Addiction in East TN––A History and Plan for the Opioid Crisis

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Date(s) - 04/16/2018
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture


Stephanie G. Vanterpool, a physician anesthesiologist in the Division of Pain Medicine at The University of Tennessee Medical Center, will host a 30 minute TED-style talk followed by a town hall discussion and Q&A “Pain and Addiction in East TN: A History and Plan for the Opioid Crisis,” as part of exhibition programming related to Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions.

Vanterpool is the Director of Comprehensive Pain Services and an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville and serves on Gov. Haslam’s Committee on Pain and Addiction Medicine. A graduate of Duke University School of Medicine, she completed her Anesthesiology residency at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and her pain fellowship at Wake Forest University. She later returned to Duke to complete her Masters in Business Administration at the Fuqua School of Business with a certificate in Health Sector Management. Her clinical and educational efforts focus on restoring functional pain relief in her patients through accurate diagnosis and targeted, comprehensive treatment of pain.

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