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Knock Out Opioid Use Day Webinar – Opioids: Impacts of Health Disparities & Discrimination

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Learn about different aspects of the opioid epidemic from local, state and national experts. Continuing education credits will be available for physicians, physician assistants, dentists, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, athletic trainers, & EMTs.

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Aarin Michele Williams, Esq.
Aarin Michele Williams is the chief advisor to the director of the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights. She has been admitted to the bar in NJ, NY, and the Southern District of New York but has appeared in various jurisdictions around the country. Williams is an experienced civil rights litigator, social, racial and reproductive justice movement lawyer and proud criminal defense attorney. She has held various roles with the Division on Civil Rights. In prior positions Williams was a zealous trial attorney as a NJ State Public Defender where she was a trial strategy trainer and lead lawyer handling complex felony criminal cases, including infamous homicide cases. She has also served as an Adjunct Professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Seton Hall Law School. She is a proud graduate of Howard University and earned her law degree for Rutgers University – Newark.

Dr. Eldene Towey, M
Dr. Eldene Towey is chief of addiction psychiatry at Westchester Medical Center Health Services and medical director of Kyle Goldberg Turning Point Addiction Treatment Center. She is also assistant professor of addiction psychiatry at New York Medical College. Towey earned her medical degree from St. Georges School of Medicine (Grenada) in Bay Shore, N.Y. She completed her residency and fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. Towey has given many presentations on the opioid crisis. She also co-authored a 2023 academic article examining the intersection of race and the opioid epidemic, “Racial disparities in opioid use disorder and its treatment: A review and commentary on the literature.”


June 20
11:00 am - 12:00 pm