October 2019

Michigan Overdose Data to Action Program Coordinator Jan K. Fields presented at the Michigan Premier Public Health Conference on Oct. 16, 2019, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with two other presenters, Rita Seith and Logan O’Neil. The Michigan Premier Public Health Conference shares practical information, lessons learned, and resources to prepare attendees for a more effective role in shaping the future of Michigan’s public health through disease prevention intervention, wellness promotion, elimination of health inequities and expanded leadership capacity within local public health. The topic of Fields’ presentation was Federal Funding at the State Level: The Effects of SAMHSA and CDC Funding on the Opioid Crisis in Michigan and the Crucial Corrective Role of Data.