Supervised drug consumption in Vancouver:
History, evolving practices and next steps
Co-Director, Urban Health Research Initiative, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
Where: Large Lecture Theatre, Providence Level 1, St. Paul’s Hospital
When: Wednesday January 20, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00PM
This talk is open to the public
The Forefront Lectures are accredited for 1.0 Mainpro-M1 credit (College of Family Physicians of Canada)
Dr. Thomas Kerr, is Co-Director of the Urban Health Research Initiative at the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), and a Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Kerr is a principal-/co-investigator of studies involving people who use drugs and individuals living with HIV/AIDS in Vancouver and elsewhere internationally, including in Thailand, the U.S., Russia and Australia. Dr. Kerr was a principal investigator of the scientific evaluation of Insite, North America’s first safer injecting facility.