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Montgomery College Germantown - Bioscience Ed Bldg
20200 Observation Drive
Germantown, Maryland  20876

Sep 10, 2016    8:30 am - 2:00 pm (GMT -5:00) EST

Public Health Summit US Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues, Solutions, and Remaining Challenges

Time: September 10, 2016 (Saturday)

Place: Auditorium, Bioscience Education Building, Montgomery College Germantown Campus (20200 Observation Dr., Germantown, MD 20876)

Cost: Free and open to the general public (lunch provided)
Online Registration (by Sept 9, 2016 (Friday)): http://www.asq509.org/ht/d/DoSurvey/i/104214 Workshop will be conducted in English.

8:30 am 9:00 am Registration and Networking
9:00 am - 2:00 pm Workshop

9:00 am 9:10 am Michael Smith, PhD - Program Manager and Director, Biotechnology BioTrain Program, Montgomery College - Welcome Remark
9:10 am 9:20 am C.J. George Chang, DVM, MS, PhD - Chair, Biomed/Biotech Special Interest Group, American Society for Quality - Introduction of summit background, theme, and speakers. 

9:20 am 9:45 am Cpt. Siu-Ming Tomi Hong (retired) - US Army (retired), CFO, AmeriSci 
- Observation of the mental health and substance abuse issues within the armed force and veteran communities. 

9:45 am 10:05 am Mark K. Li, MD, FACSG - Primary Care Physician  
- Problems in mental health in primary care during my 33 years in Practice with some examples: Awareness of of issue while serving in MCHRC and why initiate a mental health project in the Chinese community.

10:05 am 10:25 am Mo-Ping Chow, MD, MRCP, FACP - Primary Care Physician
- Present common cases for us to explore in detail to call attention to patients living with mental disorders and direct them to appropriate resources and support. 

10:25 am 10:40 am M.K Lee, MS - Chair, Steering Committee of AAHI, Montgomery County, MD
- Discuss the mental health needs from the local communities, advocacy efforts by AAHI steering committee and future direction on mental health.

10:40 am 11:00 am Perry Chan, MS - Program Manager, Asian American Health Initiative (AAHI), Montgomery County, MD 
- Discuss the Asian American Health Initiative recognizing the need to address mental health in the Asian American community, and the initiated mental health project: mental health photonovel and mental health video. 

11:00 11:30 am Xiao-Ping Shao, MD - Staff Psychiatrist, Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Washington DC; Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, George Washington University
- Overview of mental health issues in the US, among Asian Americans, particular Chinese Americans. As a mental health clinician, and introduce the Mental Health 360 project. 

11:30 am 12:00 pm Betty Tai, PhD - Director, National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN), NIDA, NIH 
- The scope of the alarming prescription opioids abuse and overdose deaths: What are we going to do about it? 

12:00 pm 12:30 pm Networking Lunch
12:30 pm 12:40 pm ASQ509 President Ronald Kelley, PhD - Introduction to ASQ and ASQ509 

12:40 pm 2:40 pm Community Outreach, Panel Discussion 
12:40 1:00 pm Eugene Morris, LCSW-C - Manager of the Montgomery County Dept. of Health and Human Services Access to Behavioral Health
- Describe Montgomery County government's efforts made to attend to barriers to service or continued gaps in the system that require a new kind of safety net service.  

1:00 pm 1:40 pm Panel Discussion and Q/A
1:40 pm 2:00 pm Feedback, Door-Prize Drawing, and Network

Workshop Sponsor: American Association of Medical Biosciences
Workshop Co-Sponsors: American Society for Quality Section 509 and Montgomery College