Common enemy: The opioid epidemic has tech, community and entrepreneurial foes banding together

Story excerpt provided by WCPO.

Written by Steve Ramos.

Each person on stage represents a path toward solving the sprawling opioid epidemic.

  • Public safety officials such as Thomas Synan Jr., chief of police, village of Newtown, Ohio; government employees Leigh Tami, chief performance officer at the city of Cincinnati Office of Performance & Data Analytics; and Christa Hyson, M.P.H. clerk on the Board of Health at the Cincinnati Health Department, talk about building healthy communities.
  • Kelly Firesheets, senior program officer of Preventing Opioid Misuse and Safety Net at Interact for Health, updates the crowd with the latest programs from health care providers.
  • Creative professional Mary Zalla, global president of consumer brands and managing director of the Cincinnati and Chicago offices at Landor; and Tracy Brumfield, a 2017 Haile Fellow and founder of /RISE/ newspaper, share their unique design and media projects.

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Originally published November 17, 2017.

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