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February 8
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach
2800 S Ocean Blvd
Palm Beach, FL 33480
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Peter L. Slavin, MD, President, cordially invites you to an important lecture about Mass General’s response to the addiction crisis

Reason for Hope: The Science of Treatment and Recovery from Addiction

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
2:30 pm Registration
3:00 pm Lecture

Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach
2800 South Ocean Boulevard
Palm Beach, Florida

Palm Beach Committee (as of 12/1/16):

  • Carroll M. Carpenter
  • Susan and John Colby
  • Margot Connell
  • Anne Cook and Peter H. Conze, Jr.
  • Heidi Cox
  • Arthur J. Epstein and Bryna Litchman
  • Lisa and Rick Frisbie
  • Lori and Bruce Gendelman
  • Sheryll and David Harkins
  • Ann and Desi Heathwood
  • Darlene and Gerald R. Jordan Jr.
  • Michele and Howard Kessler
  • Carl Martignetti
  • Cathy E. Minehan and E. Gerald Corrigan
  • Mary MacMillan Morse
  • Rita and Harry Patten
  • Phyllis and Jerome Lyle Rappaport
  • Laura and Bob Reynolds
  • Patty and Charles Ribakoff
  • Jeannie and Tom Rutherfoord
  • Mary and Ron Skates
  • Laurie and Eric Slifka
  • Virginia and E. Massie Valentine
  • Susie and Rob Wood

John F. Kelly, PhD, is the program director of the Addiction Recovery Management Service (ARMS), director of the Recovery Research Institute (RRI; www.recoveryanswers.org) and associate director of the Center for Addiction Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Elizabeth R. Spallin Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Read more about Dr. Kelly.
Sarah Wakeman, MD
Sarah Wakeman, MD, is the medical director for the Mass General Substance Use Disorder Initiative and an assistant professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is also the medical director of the Mass General Addiction Consult Team and a clinical lead of the Partners HealthCare Substance Use Disorder Initiative. She received her AB from Brown University and her MD from Brown Medical School. Read more about Dr. Wakeman.
Timothy E. Wilens, MD
Timothy E. Wilens, MD, is chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and co-director of the Center for Addiction Medicine at MGH. He is an associate professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Read more about Dr. Wilens.