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PROGRAM AGENDA 

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7:00    9:00   10:00    Registration Desk opens and Microsoft ZOOM

7:20    9:20   10:20    Welcome and Introduction, Faculty introduction,
                                    Financial disclosure, and Seminar objectives and goals

                                    S. Sandy Sanbar, MD, PhD, JD, FCLM, Executive Director, ABLM, Oklahoma City
                                    Eli Avila, MD, JD, MPH, FCLM, President, ACLM, Watervliet, NY 

                                    Gary Raskob, PhD, Senior Vice President and Provost for the Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2023

 

Session #1 – Ethics: Mental Health Issues Specific for Legal and Medical Professionals

Moderator/Co-Chair:   The Honorable Noma Gurich, Justice, Supreme Court of Oklahoma, OK
Co-Moderators:          
 Eli Avila, MD, JD, MPH, FCLM, President, ACLM, Watervliet, NY, and 

                                                   

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7:30    9:30   10:30   ETHICS: MENTAL HEALTH - THE JUDICIAL VIEW
                                    Speaker: The Honorable Justice Noma Gurich

8:00   10:00   11:00   ETHICS: MENTAL HEALTH IN SCHOOL CHILDREN AND IMPACT OF VIOLENCE                                                                               Speaker: Commissioner Carrie Slatton-Hodges, MS, OK Dept. of Mental Health &
                                             Substance Abuse Services, Oklahoma City, OK

8:30    10:30   11:30   ETHICS: MENTAL HEALTH ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES
                                     Speaker:  Kathleen Guzman, JD, LLM, Dean OU College of Law, Norman, OK

9:00    11:00   12:00   ETHICS: PANEL DISCUSSION - Qs and As - Moderators, Speakers, and Panelist Melissa CraftPhD, APRN-CNS, AOCN, OUHSC

 

9:30    11:30   12:30    LUNCH BREAK for 30 minutes
 

Session #2 –   Ethics: Mental Health Issues Specific for Legal and Medical Professionals (Continued)

Moderator:          The Honorable Noma Justice Gurich
Co-Moderator:    Eli Avila, MD, JD, MPH, FCLM, President
, ACLM, Watervliet, NY 

 

10:00   12:00   1:00      TOPIC: MENTAL HEALTH COURTS
                                        Speaker: The Honorable Catherine Burton, Special District Judge,
                                                Oklahoma County Courthouse, Oklahoma City, OK

10:30   12:30    1:30      TOPIC: ROLE OF FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
                                         Speaker: Britta K. Ostermeyer, MD, MBA, DFAPA, Professor and Chairman,
                                                 Paul and Ruth Jonas Chair in Mental Health, Chief of Psychiatry,
                                                 OU Health, Board-Certified Forensic Psychiatrist

11:00    1:00    2:00        TOPIC: UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION AND THE TREATMENT COURT SOLUTION
                                         Speaker: The Honorable Kenneth M. Stoner, District Judge of Oklahoma
                                                  County, Oklahoma County Courthouse, Oklahoma City, OK

11:30    1:30     2:30      PANEL DISCUSSION - Qs and As: Moderators, Speakers, and Panelists

12:00    2:00     3:00      BREAK for 15 minutes

 

Section #3 -     Opioids, Drugs and Clinicians’ Mental Health

Moderator:       Tony Quang, MD, JD, FCLM, Past President, American College of Legal Medicine, Seattle, Washington]

Co-Moderator:  Peter Rheinstein, MD, JD, MS, Chairman, ABLM, Severna Park, Maryland
 

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12:15  2:15     3:15       TOPIC: ABUSE OF OPIOIDS AND ILLICIT DRUGS
                                        Speaker: Donnie Anderson, Director, Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, OK.

12:45     2:45     3:45      TOPIC:  MENTAL HEALTH OF MEDICAL AND LEGAL PROFESSIONALS
                                          Speaker: Richard J. Kelly, MD, JD, MPH, FASA, FCLM, Clinical Professor,
                                             Cardiac Anesthesia, University of California, Irvine, California

1:15      3:15      4:15     TOPIC:  USE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN MENTAL HEALTH
                                       
Speaker: Sandy Sanbar, MD, PhD, JD, FCLM, DABLM, Program Chair, and 

                                        Tyler J. Sanbar, Bachelor's in Computer Science, Norman, Oklahoma

1:30      3:30       4:30     TOPIC: DYSLEXIA AND AUTISM

                                          Suzanne Buchauer, BA, MA, Nyack, New York

1:45      3:45      4:45     PANEL DISCUSSION - Qs and As: Moderators and Speakers.

2:45      4:15       5:15    ADJOURN

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2023

 

Section #4 -     Clinicians’ Guide for Using Cannabinoids, Terpenes
                         and Flavonoids in Clinical Practice

 

Moderator:           Tony Quang, MD, JD, FCLM, Past President, American College of Legal Medicine,
                              Seattle, Washington                                 

Co-Moderators:   Adria Berry, JD, Executive Director, Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority,

                              Oklahoma City, OK
 

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6:00    8:00   9:00   PAIN MANAGEMENT IN 2023: NON-OPIOIDS, CANABIS, TERPENES, FLAVONOIDS & OPIOIDS

                                 Speaker: Sandy Sanbar, MD, PhD, JD, FCLM, DABLM, Program Chair,
                                           Past P
resident, American College of Legal Medicine, Executive Director &
                                           Past Chairman, American Board of Legal Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK

6:30    8:30   9:30    BENEFITS AND ADVERSE EVENTS OF CANNABINOIDS VERSUS OPIOIDS

                                  Speaker: Jason Beaman, D.O., M.S., M.P.H., Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at

                                  Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, Tulsa, OK

7:00   9:00   10:00   TOPIC: TESTING BY LAW FOR CANNABINOIDS AND CONTAMINANTS                                              
                                  Speaker: Lee Rhoades, MBA, MT (ASCP), Chief Science Officer for the
                                            Oklahom
a Medical Marijuana Authority, Oklahoma City, OK

7:30    9:30   10:30  PANEL Discussion, Qs and Answers - Moderators, Speakers and Panelists

8:00    10:00   11:00   TOPIC: CANNABINOID PRODUCT LIABILITY AND 2023 LEGAL ISSUES
                               Speaker: Michael Vinluan, MD, JD, FCLM, President-Elect, American College of
                                            Legal Medicine, Washington, DC

8:30    10:30   11:30   TOPIC: CLINICIAN’S LIABILITY FOR RECOMMENDING CANNABINOIDS
                               Speaker:  Ellia Ciammaichella, DO, JD, FCLM, Clinical Assistant Professor,
                                                         University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine, Reno, NV

9:00    11:00   12:00   PANEL DISCUSSION - Qs and As - Moderators, Speakers, and Panelists

10:00  12:00    1:00    CLOSING REMARKS AND ADJOURN 

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