April 13, 2019

Featured Speaker | Youth Grants | Public Affairs Speaker |  Resources |

Registration Begins approximately March 16, 2018

Featured Speaker

Michael Miller

Dr. Michael Miller was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, attended college at Georgetown University and medical school at Tulane University. He did his psychiatry residency at Medical College of Wisconsin and University of Minnesota, where he completed a fellowship in addiction medicine.

For many years, he served as medical director for New Start in Madison, and more recently at Rogers Hospital in Oconomowoc, from which he recently retired.

Dr. Miller is very active in organized medicine, and has served as past president of the Wisconsin Medical Society, as well as the American Society of Addiction Medicine,  and has held a number of leadership positions at the American Medical Association. He is currently running for a 2nd term on the AMA Council on Science and Public Health.  

Youth Grants

 Applications for Youth Grant awards are accepted throughout the season. Please see our Youth Grants page for application and deadline information.

Public Affairs Speaker

Skye Tikkanen

Drug Poisoning Prevention Manager for Safe Communities


Thanks to the Madison Public Library for compiling this list of resources for those who would like to read more on this topic. 

Lembke, Anna.  Drug Dealer, MD:  How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard to Stop.  Baltimore:  Johns Hopkins Press, 2016.

Mohammad, Akikur.  The Anatomy of Addiction:  What Science and Research Tell Us About the True Causes, Best Preventative Techniques, and Most Successful Treatments.  New York City:  Perigree, 2016.

Quinones, Sam.  Dreamland:  The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic.  New York:  Bloomsbury Press, 2015.

Sederer, Lloyd.  The Addiction Solution:  Treating Our Dependence on Opioids and Other Drugs.  New York:  Scribner, 2018.

Sheff, David.  Clean:  Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.

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