Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Symposium

Monday, September 16 | noon - 6:00 pm
A seminar sponsored by NEMA Research Inc. on the management of benzodiazepine and poly-substance withdrawal with an emphasis on the new basic science perspective and what to know to enhance your professional practice. 

Event Program

noon - 12:30 | Greetings and Light Refreshments

12:30 - 12:35 | Welcome

12:35 - 12:45 | Introduction to the program
Robert B. Raffa, PhD

12:45 - 1:00 | A patient’s story 
Carrie Silvernail, RN

1:00 - 1:15 | A patient’s story 
Bryant Goldman, MD

1:15 - 1:45 |The time has come the walrus said, to speak of many things … 
Robert B. Raffa, PhD - Abstract  Presentation


1:45 - 2:15 | Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
Joseph V. Pergolizzi Jr, MD - Abstract  Presentation

2:15 – 2:45 | It’s no use going back to yesterday because I was a different person then. 
Steven Wright, MD - Abstract  Presentation

2:45 - 3:15 | Break

3:15 – 3:45 | Curiouser and curiouser 
Todd W. Vanderah, PhD  Presentation

3:45 - 4:00 | Aperçu
Robert B. Raffa, PhD

4:00 - 4:30 | Question & Answer Period

4:30 - 6:00 | Dinner and panel discussion | By invitation only