Dreamland: America’s Opiate Epidemic and How We Got Here with Sam Quinones

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 12:00am

Quinones discusses the origins of our nationwide opioid epidemic: pharmaceutical marketing, changes in our heroin market, and new attitudes toward pain among American healthcare consumers. He also discusses the cultural shifts that made this epidemic possible.

Co-sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center.