Furthering Discovery and Innovation through Strategic Collaborations with Industry

The George Washington University is home to a large network of researchers, faculty and staff working to advance knowledge and address the challenges of the day. The Office for Industry and Corporate Research (OICR), within the Office of the Vice President for Research, seeks, identifies and tracks opportunities to foster strategic collaborations with industry and corporate partners.

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GW/ICF Presents Forum #7: Opioid Use: An Epidemic of Addiction, not Abuse

Frank Sesno chats with JD Vance during their fireside chat at the Opioid Forum held on November 1st

Since 1999, the number of overdose deaths involving opioids has quadrupled. Each day, 91 Americans die from an opioid overdose. The challenge is clear: this growing, nationwide drug epidemic needs to end. But where do we begin? 

ICF and the George Washington University (GW) joined forces again for the 7th Research and Evaluation Forum on opioid use. Held on Wednesday, November 1st from 11 am to 1 pm, the standing room only audience was captivated by Frank Sesno's "fireside chat" with JD Vance, author of best seller, Hillbilly Elegy." For more, see the GW Today article.

GW/ICF Research & Evaluation Forum