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NIDA's Dr. Volkow joins President Clinton on Clinton Foundation's prescription drug abuse panel

Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, will join President Bill Clinton, New York dignitaries, and college students from New York University for a panel discussion on prescription drug abuse. The panel will address prescription drug abuse, particularly among 18 26 year olds, and how the Clinton Foundation's Clinton Health Matters Initiative can work with others to contribute to solutions in New York and nationwide.

WHAT: Prescription Drug Abuse: A Forum with President Clinton, Commissioner Ray Kelly, NYU President John Sexton, and Dr. Nora Volkow
Hosted by the Clinton Foundation's Clinton Health Matters Initiative

WHEN: Monday, May 6, 2013
10:30 a.m. EST
(Press must check in by 9:45 a.m. EST)

WHERE: New York University School of Law
Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge
40 Washington Square South
New York, N.Y. 10012

Media interested in attending must RSVP by May 5 to

WHO: Featured Speakers

President Bill Clinton
Founder, Clinton Foundation
42nd President of the United States

Raymond W. Kelly
Police Commissioner, City of New York

John Sexton, Ph.D., J.D.
President, New York University

Nora D. Volkow, M.D.
Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse


Contact: NIDA Press Team
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse

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