We have reached capacity for the 2016 Hawaii Addictions Conference and are NO LONGER accepting guest registrations. Unfortunately, walk-in registration will NOT be available. Our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
The University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine and the Departments of Psychiatry and Family Medicine are proud to present the 2016 Hawaii Addictions Conference, Hawaii’s premiere training, education, networking, and skill-building opportunity centering on addictions. This year’s theme of “Emerging Trends in Treatment and Addiction” will focus on new horizons in the diagnosis and treatment of addictions, breakthroughs in evidence-based research, the changing climate of drug policy, and the current culture of patient care.
Friday, May 6, 2016 from 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM (HST)
Who should attend?
- Physicians and Clinicians
- Social Workers
- Substance Abuse Counselors and Therapists
- Physician Residents
- Researchers and Academics
- Policy Makers and Advocates
Keynote Speaker: Andrew Kolodny, MD
Representative Della Au Belatti
David Barton, MD
Dr. Barton is a lifetime member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is a present member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the International Cannabinoid Research Society, and the Hawaii Medical Association.
Military service: United States Army Reserve, General Surgeon, Medical Corp Officer, Major, 1990-1999, with temporary active duty in Desert Storm, and an honorable discharge.
William F. Haning, III, MD, DFASAM
Ana Hilde, MD, MPH
Gil Ikehara, CSAC, LMHC
Wesley Kim, MD
Mahealani Lum, DO
Gerald McKenna, MD
Dr. McKenna completed a residency in Psychiatry at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School, 1967 to 1970. He was a Chief Resident at the Cambridge Hospital Department of Psychiatry, at that time an integral part of the Massachusetts Mental Health Center, from 1969 to 1970.
He served years in the United States Air Force as a captain from 1970 to 1971 as Chief of Psychiatry at the 11th US Air Force Hospital, U-Tapao, Thailand, and then as a Major at the Pentagon, working with the Social Actions Assistance Team from August 1971 to August 1972.
He was on the faculty of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School from 1972 to 1980 as an Instructor of Psychiatry. He was then on the faculty of the UCLA School of Medicine as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry from 1980 to 1988.
He relocated to Kaua’i where he has been in the practice of General Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine from March 1988 until the present time. He is currently a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai’i.
Dr. McKenna has been the Medical Director of the McKenna Recovery Center, an outpatient addiction treatment program from1989 to the present. He currently lives with his family on Kaua’i.
Peter Przekop, DO, PhD
After he completed a degree in psychology, he was named a Martlett Scholar at McGill University and completed a year of advanced studies in psychology. He began an intense interest in the relationship between mind and body and finished a Masters in psychology and a Ph.D. in neuroscience. His research focused upon the relationship between the developing brain and environmental stimulation.
After postdoctoral studies, Dr. Przekop entered osteopathic medical school. After graduation, he pursued training in internal medicine and neurology and then completed a fellowship in addiction and pain. He is Board Certified in Neurology and Addiction Medicine.
Since 2004, he has been a member of the faculty at Loma Linda University Medical School. His interests are in the relationship between pain and brain dysfunction, and he utilizes various techniques including functional imaging studies.
Dr. Przekop is also interested in developing integrative treatments for chronic pain patients. He has created an integrated treatment paradigm for chronic pain patients called neurocognitive enhancement. He founded the Pediatric Chronic Pain and Headache Clinic at Loma Linda Children’s Hospital in 2008. He has published over 40 articles and is active in teaching students, residents, and fellows.
Christian Schrader, MD
Tricia Wright, MD, MS
She won funding approval in 2006 from the Hawaii legislature to start a perinatal clinic for women with substance use, the first in the state. The Path Clinic opened in 2007, and has seen over 300 pregnant women since that time. She completed her Master’s Degree in Clinical Research from the University of Hawaii in 2009, her thesis paper studying the disparities of smoking and drug use rates during pregnancy of Native Hawaiian women. Her research interests include substance use disorders among pregnant women, including barriers to family planning, best practices for treatment, and the effects of methamphetamine and tobacco on the placenta.
|7:00am||Registration and Continental Breakfast|
|7:45am||Introduction & Overview of Conference Objectives||William Haning, MD, DFASAM|
|8:00am||Grand Rounds Presentation:
Responding to the Opioid Addiction Epidemic
|Andrew Kolodny, MD|
|9:00am||Laboratory Testing Issues in Drug Abuse||Wesley Kim, MD|
|9:30am||Insomnia and Sleep Medication Dependence||Christian Schrader, MD|
|10:00am||Networking Coffee Break|
|10:15am||Chronic Pain and Substance Use Disorder: The Crossroad||Peter Przekop, DO, PhD|
|11:15am||Harm Reduction as Evidence-Based Practice||Heather Lusk & Peter Silva|
|11:45am||Case Conference||Mahealani Lum, DO|
|12:15pm||Lunch & Poster Sessions|
|1:15pm||Seven Myths About Pregnancy and Addiction||Tricia Wright, MD, MS|
|1:45pm||Workout Substances||Gil Ikehara, CSAC, LMHC|
|2:15pm||Case Conference||Ana Hilde, MD, MPH|
|2:45pm||Networking Coffee Break|
|3:00pm||Medical Marijuana Laws in Hawaii||Representative Della Au Belatti|
|3:30pm||Medical Marijuana Debate||Gerald McKenna, MD & David Barton, MD|
The Queen’s Conference Center – 510 S. Beretania St. Honolulu, HI 96813
- Visitors to Queen’s Medical Center are highly encouraged to valet park at the Miller Street Garage. Parking validation will be provided at the conference center. There is a $5 parking fee to be paid upon exit, and valet gratuity is optional.
- To access Miller Street Garage, enter the Queen’s Medical Center campus from Punchbowl Street and proceed into the underground tunnel. Pull forward to the parking attendant.
- Vehicle Pick-Up: Upon drop-off a valet will give you special instructions for where to pick up your vehicle.
- For a Parking Garage Map and additional parking information, please visit: http://queensmedicalcenter.org/parking-information
•The Hawai’i Consortium for Continuing Medical Education (HCCME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.