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TnSAM President Discusses Addiction Issues With Senator Bob Corker’s Staff

Dr. John Standridge had the opportunity June 21, 2013, to speak with Senator Bob Corker’s staff via a conference call. Among the participants was Jenifer Healy, Senator Corker’s DC staff member for medical issues. The following are the topics discussed, with a focus on neonatal abstinence syndrome babies. This outline of bulleted topics and talking points was also emailed to Senator Corker’s staff as a review and to facilitate presenting the topics to the senator. We hope to have far more encounters with key legislators in the future as TnSAM gains recognition as the voice for addiction medicine in Tennessee. Continue reading