Foundation and DEA to co-host “Opioid Epidemic” event on March 5

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Dallas field division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (USDEA) will co-host the live virtual event “Strategies for the Opioid Epidemic” on Friday, March 5 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., CDT.

This complimentary event is ideal for clinicians, physicians, nurses, healthcare workers, community health workers and community members/consumers. Speakers will include Dr. Artee Gandhi, director pain management at Cook Children’s; and Lisa D. Sullivan, diversion program manager of the USDEA Dallas Field Division.

Join the DFWHC Foundation’s Community Mental Health Program to discuss the opioid epidemic and what strategies are being employed to ensure patients and communities are better prepared. This program will be the first of a series of opioid education and best practices events over the next two years through the DFWHC Foundation’s Mental Health Grant Program.

You can register here at

For information, please contact Dr. Sushma Sharma at