Wed. Aug. 10, 2022 Speaker: Dr. Arun Gupta, Topic: The Preventable Epidemic: A Frontline Doctor’s Experience and Recommendations to Resolve America’s Opioid Crisis.
Dr. Arun Gupta has been a solo primary care physician for 35 years, and an addiction doctor for the past 16 years. Dr. Gupta is the author of the highly acclaimed new book, The Preventable Epidemic: A Frontline Doctor’s Experience and Recommendations
to Resolve America’s Opioid Crisis, a best seller on WSJ & USA Today.
Over years of treating addiction patients, Dr. Gupta has seen firsthand the devastation and heartbreak caused to their families, and has a passion for stopping the Opioid Crisis that is claiming so many lives in our country. He started a tax-exempt Foundation RAOE (Resolve America’s Opioid Epidemic). He is trying to educate policy makers, the media and public, and eventually provide for communities that need help.
Dr. Gupta is a member of Rotary International and Chair of Rotary’s Medication Treatment Action Group to promote Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT*) and Addiction Prevention in North America. His other affiliations include Michigan State Medical Society, American Society of Addiction Medicine, the Michigan Society of Addiction Medicine (MiSAM), Monroe County Medical Society, American Society of Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, and the Mercy Memorial Foundation, Trustee Society. He has also served as a board member of Meadow Montessori School in Monroe.
His research includes Phase II investigating (IRB’s) for treating addictions using
laser acupuncture for smoking, weight, stress, alcohol and drugs, and he is a highly sought-after speaker, having given more than 200 educational talks on addiction since 2008. He enjoys teaching and regularly has medical students, NPs, and PAs rotate through his practice.
Introducer: Marcia Lane