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Hearing on “Federal Efforts to Combat the Opioid Crisis: A Status Update on CARA and Other Initiatives,” Full Committee (October 25, 2017)

Date: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 10:00am
Location: 
2123 Rayburn House Office Building

The Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Federal Efforts to Combat the Opioid Crisis: A Status Update on CARA and Other Initiatives.” 

 

Livestream

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Ranking Member Pallone to the Full Committee

Opening Statement of Ranking Member Pallone as prepared for delivery

Preliminary Transcript

 

Witnesses

Scott Gottlieb, M.D.
Commissioner
Food and Drug Administration

Testimony


Anne Schuchat, M.D.
Principal Deputy Director
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Testimony


Elinore McCance-Katz, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Testimomy


Nora Volkow, M.D.
Director
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health

Testimony 


Neil Doherty
Deputy Assistant Administrator
Office of Diversion Control
Drug Enforcement Administration

Testimony

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