Opioid and Prescription Drug Speaker Series


Jul. 24, 2018, 4:30pm to 6pm

Campus Location


Lesley Dickson, MD, FAPM, LFAPA, will present on “Medication Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder.” She attended the University of Kentucky College of Medicine where she also completed a residency in psychiatry. She is ABPN board certified in general psychiatry, addiction psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. She has been on the faculties of the University of Kentucky, New York University and UNSOM and is presently Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Touro University and Roseman University. She worked as an inpatient psychiatrist for VA Hospitals in New York City and Las Vegas. She is now the Las Vegas Medical Director for the Center for Behavioral Health which operates opiate substitution programs. Dr. Dickson is a Past President of the Nevada Psychiatric Association and is now the Executive Director. She has also served as a Trustee of Clark County Medical Association and on several committees of the Nevada State Medical Association.

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This event is free and open to UNLV and the public.

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External Sponsor

UNLV Health Law, Americorps Nevada, PACT Coalition, UNLV Lincy Institute - Southern Nevada Addictive Disorders Training Project