Med school faculty to speak at drug prevention summit April 11

Two Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine faculty members, Dr. David G. Chafin Jr., professor and director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and  Dr. Sean Loudin, assistant professor, Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Clerkship Director, will be guest speakers at the annual Cabell County  Drug Prevention Summit Thursday, April 11.

In addition, two members of the School of Pharmacy faculty, Dr. John Schloss, professor and chair of the department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, and Dr. Robert Stanton, associate professor and assistant dean of Experiential Learning, served on the planning committee for the event.

The summit will take place from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the Big Sandy Superstore Arena Center in downtown Huntington. Topics will include exposed pregnancies, fetal alcohol exposure and prescription drug misuse/abuse.

Dr. Lenard W. Kaye, Professor in the University of Maine School of Social Work and director of that university’s Center on Aging, will also speak.

The event is free and open to the public. To register, or for more information, call (304)  523-8929, ext. 5 or 9.