Subject: A Lecture by Dr. Andrew Coop: "How Synthetic Opioids Could Offer
Pain Relief Without Addiction"

On Wednesday, March 13 the American Public Health Association (APHA) Student
Assembly will welcome Dr. Andrew Coop, a professor in the Department of
Pharmaceutical Sciences and associate dean for academic affairs at the
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy for a talk on Dr. Coop's work
creating a non-addictive opioid pill. Dr. Coop was a point of reference in
the book Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic by Sam

Dr. Coop received his PhD from the University of Bristol in the area of
chemistry of drugs of abuse, followed by a Fogerty post-doctoral fellowship
at the National Institutes of Health. He has been a faculty member in the
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical
Sciences since 1999, serving as chair of the department from 2007-2015. His
NIH-funded research area focuses on the design and synthesis of new opioid
analgesics with reduced tolerance, and the development of novel

Event Date: March 13, 2019
Event Start Time: 12:00 pm
Event End Time: 1:00 pm
Event Location: School of Public Health, Friedgen Family Seminar Room
Contact Person: Samantha Guarneri
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Contact Phone Number: 2032490198
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