Touro University California (TUC) will hold its 21st annual Research Day, showcasing the recent research contributions of faculty and students in science, clinical practice, education and public health. The year’s Research Day will focus on Community Engaged Research. For the first time, this event will be fully remote and open to healthcare and education professionals from all over the country! Keynote speaker Dr. Andrew Tompkins, the Director of the Division of Substance Abuse and Addiction Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, will discuss his research on the diagnosis and treatment of people with opioid use disorders and his current prospective observational study project.
A showcase of TUC research with a focus Community Engaged Research that includes a poster session where the audience can learn from students and faculty about the research projects they have undertaken and participate in a question-and-answer session. Dr. Tompkins’ talk will shed light on how San Francisco County is addressing the opioid crisis through long-term, multi-disciplinary care, as is the case with Dr. Tompkins’ current prospective observational study project – Project HOUDINI LINK, which involves six months of patient navigation into ongoing treatment for opioid use disorder. Dr. Clipper Young, Dr. Richie Duenas, Laura Dutch, all of whom are TUC alumni, will sit on the panel.
1pm to 2pm / Keynote Speaker - Project Houdini: Patient Navigation into Ongoing Treatment for Opioid Disorders
- Dr. Andrew Tompkins: Director, Division of Substance Abuse and Addiction Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
2pm-3pm / Research Panel
- Dr. Clipper Young: Clinical Pharmacist and Associate Professor at TUC
- Dr. Richie Duenas: Owner of Central Pharmacy and Navigation Coordinator with Solano County
- Laura Dutch: Principal of Vallejo Adult School
3:30pm-5:30pm / Facilitated Poster Showcase