Between a Rock and a Hard Place – Chronic Pain and Opioid Dependence

Event details
Educational evening for healthcare professionals on the consequences of long term opioid use and pharmacological interventions available.

Event speakers
Prof Milton Cohen
Professor Milton Cohen is a specialist pain medicine physician and rheumatologist and an adjunct professor in the St Vincent’s Clinical School of UNSW Sydney. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and a past Dean of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. Dr Cohen has been a leader in the development of pain medicine as a discipline, with interests in pain theory and practice, rational pharmacotherapy for pain and implications of persistent pain for public policy.

Dr Esther Han
I am a passionate and empathetic doctor working privately in general practice and publicly in a drug and alcohol impatient withdrawal management (detox) unit. My special interests are antenatal care, sexual health and family planning, women and children’s health and drug and alcohol. I enjoy teaching medical students, registrars and GPs. I’m involved in education with RACGP, GP Synergy and the Sydney North Health Network. I am currently involved in research looking at improving shared care of patients with drug and alcohol issues. I also do some freelance medical and pharmaceutical consulting work.


Date: Wednesday 17th November 2021

Venue: Le Montage – “The Gallery Room”

Time: 6.30pm -9:00pm


To register email: raelene.curry@indivior.com