Author Events

AUTHOR/MEDICAL DISCUSSION GROUPS AND BOOK CLUB GATHERINGS/AUTHOR READINGS 

Please contact me to present in person or by Skype - an enjoyable way to engage and educate.

To request an Author Event, please go to my Contact page.

AUTHOR PROCEEDS FROM BOOK SALES ARE DONATED TO TREATMENT CENTERS,                    HOMELESS SHELTERS OR EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE

UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • September 7, 2017 - 7:00 PM - Opioid Addiction: An Equal Opportunity Disease; Presentation & Book Reading; Paul Pratt Memorial Library in cooperation with Safe Harbor Cohasset Coalition, Cohasset, MA; Open to the Public 
  • September 27, 2017 - 9:25 AM - Keynote Address, Symposium: University of New Hampshire's Institute for Health Policy and Practice,  Concord, NH; Open to the Public 
  • November 14-15, 2017 - Lecture: Addiction Seminar – The Opioid Epidemic, Mercer University School of Medicine and College of Health Professions, Atlanta GA

PRIOR EVENTS:

  • May 26, 2017 - 8:00 AM - Keynote Address and Book Reading/Signing; Communities for Alcohol and Drug Free Youth ("CADY") Annual Prevention Summit, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH; http://cadyinc.org/
  • May 20, 2017 - 9:00 AM - Panel Discussion - The Opioid Epidemic, Regional Rotary Conference, Samoset Resort, Rockport, ME.  For information: Contact your local Rotary Chapter
  • May 13, 2017 - 6:30 PM - Book reading and dinner fundraiser for Jesup Library, Bar Harbor ME. More Information & Registration Details: http://jesuplibrary.org
  • April 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM - The Heroin/Opioid Epidemic - Is Medication Assisted Treatment Just Replacing One Addiction For Another? - Medical Discussion and Book Reading; East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library, East Boston, MA; Open to the Public
  • April 4, 2017 - 6:30 PM - Is it Really Methadone Mile? Opioid Addiction: An Equal Opportunity Disease - Medical Discussion and Book Reading;  Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library, Dorchester, MA; Open to the Public
  • March 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM -  "Why is the Disease of Addiction on Trial" - Presentation & Reading; Stoneham Public Library, Stoneham, MA; Open to the Public
  • March 8, 2017 - 7:00 PM - Is Addiction a Disease? - Medical Discussion and Book Signing; St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Dedham, MA;  Open to the Public
  • March 1, 2017 - 7:00 PM - Is Addiction a Disease? - The Heroin Epidemic - Why Now? Medical Discussion and Book Signing; Canton Public Library, Canton, MA;  Open to the Public
  • November 14, 2016 - 10:30 AM - North Country Health Consortium Annual Meeting - Northern New Hampshire AHEC: Challenges of Integrating Addiction Treatment Services; Whitefield, NH
  • October 27, 2016 - 5:30 PM - Is Addiction a Disease? - Medical Discussion and Book Signing; Gibson's Bookstore, Concord, NH; Open to the Public 
  • October 24, 2016 - 7:00 PM - Opioid Addiction: An Equal Opportunity Disease; Presentation & Book Reading; Dedham Public Library, Dedham, MA; Open to the Public 
  • October 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM - Network Interview with the Attitude with Arnie Arnesen on WNHN.  Live, Podcast and archived mp3 Interview begins at 28:45.
  • September 13, 2016 - 6:00 PM -Artist First Network Interview. Live and archived mp3 and Windows Media player signal.
  • August 29, 2016 - 5:00 - 7:00 PM - Women's Book Club of Mount Desert Island, Southwest Harbor, ME
  • June 9, 2016 - 5:00 - 7:00 PM - Acadia Family Center Presentation re: Disease of Addiction; Northeast Harbor Library, Northeast Harbor, ME; Open to the Public 
  • May 5, 2016 -  2:30 PM, "Why is the Disease of Addiction on Trial" Presentation & Reading: Annual Northeast Regional Nurse Practitioner Conference, Manchester, NH; Open to the Public 
  • April 26, 2016 -  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, "The Use of Fiction to Change Social Attitudes" - Presentation & Discussion; The College Club of Boston on behalf of Boston Women Communicators, 44 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA Open to the Public
  • March, 21, 2016  -  2:00 PM, "The Use of Fiction as a Vehicle to Communicate & Educate" -  Presentation & Discussion; Amsterdam School of Communication Research, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL
  • January 26, 2016 - 7:00 PM, Chilton Club, Medical Discussion and Book Signing, Boston MA
  • March 1, 2016 - 7:00 PM Trident Booksellers & Cafe, Book Signing & Discussion: Addiction on Trial and the Heroin Epidemic, Boston, MA; Open to the Public
  • December 10, 2015 - 4:00-7:00 PM:  Presentation: Philadelphia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Georgia Campus, "Health Care Providers’ Addiction Educational Responsibilities" - Discussion based on Addiction on Trial, Suwanee, Georgia, December 10, 2015
  • December 7, 2015 - 7:00 PM; "The Heroin Epidemic in America - Why Now?" Book signing to follow; sponsored by the School of Public Health & Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; 5 College Event; Open to the Public
  •  December 4, 2015 - 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Portland Chamber of Commerce - Eggs & Issues: Forum/Panel Participant - "The Opioid/Heroin Epidemic in Maine "- with correlation to Addiction on Trial: Tragedy in Downeast Maine, Portland, ME; Open to the Public
  •  November 9, 2015 - 7:00 PM; South End Book Club Discussion Group, Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • November 6, 2015 - 7:00 PM; "Opioid Epidemic - Addiction is on Trial", Northern New England American Society of Addiction Medicine, Brattleboro, VT; Open to the Public 
  • October 14, 2015 - 10 AM; Presentation & Book Reading: Maine County Commissioners Ass'n & Maine Sheriffs Ass'n, Augusta, Maine
  • July 22, 2015 - 7:00 PM; Women's Book Club of Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA
  • May 11, 2015 - 6:30 PM; Beacon Hill Book Club Discussion Group, Beacon Street, Boston, MA
  • May 8, 2015 - Presentation: The Coalition on Physician Education in Substance Use Disorders (COPE), Davidson, NC
  • April 23-26, 2015 - Discussions: 46th Annual ASAM Conference (American Society of Addiction Medicine)
  • April 6, 2015 - Noon; Book Reading & Medical Presentation: Tufts University School of Medicine - Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, Boston, MA
  • February 19, 2015 - Noon; Live call-in with the author to discuss book and legislative budget proposals to limit addiction treatment, Maine Public Broadcasting Network: "Maine Calling" - MPBN
  • February 20, 2015 - Author discussant groups with students in Abnormal Psychology, Personality & Counseling Process courses, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME
  • December 4, 2014 - Annual Book Fair, The Union League Club, New York, NY
  • October 14, 2014 - 5:30 PM; Book reading & presentation, Local Author Series, Southwest Harbor Library, Southwest Harbor, ME; Open to the Public 
  • October 10, 2014 - 7:00 PM; Book reading & presentation, Jesup Library, Bar Harbor, ME; Open to the Public
  • September 30, 2014 - 11:30 AM; Medical Presentation and Book Discussion,  Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program, The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Baltimore, MD
  • September 29, 2014 - 7:00 PM; Book Reading and Medical Discussion about the Disease of Addiction, The Ivy Bookshop, Baltimore, MD; Open to the Public
  • August 20, 2014 - Book reading & reception, Acadia Family Center, Fundraiser, Bar Harbor, ME
  • July 26, 2014 - Noon; Book reading & discussion, Maine Book Festival, Lincolnville, ME; Open to the Public
  • July 26, 2014 - 4:30 PM; Book reading and Q&A; refreshments, The Inn at Ocean's Edge  Lincolnville, ME
  • July 21, 2014 - 5 PM; Book reading & medical presentation followed by reception, Gates Center/Newlin Gardens, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME; Open to the Public
  • July 17, 2014 - 5 PM; Book reading & presentation, Causeway Club, Southwest Harbor, ME; Open to the Public
  • June 7, 2014 - 1 PM; Book reading & presentation, Beyond The Sea Bookstore, Lincolnville, ME; Open to the Public
  • June 6, 2014 - Noon; Book reading & presentation, Local Author Series, Portland Public Library, Portland, ME; Open to the Public
  • May 10, 2014 - 6 PM; Book reading & presentation, Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Center, VT; Open to the Public
  • March 31, 2014 - Radio Interview - Stu Taylor; Business Talk Radio & Money Matters Radio Network
  • March 12, 2014 - 8:00 AM; Guest: Hale/Tyler Talk Radio; 103.9 FM-WVOM, Bangor, ME
  • March 10, 2014 - 7:30 PM; The Grodberg Professional Discussion Group, Boston, MA
  • February 27, 2014 - 6:30 PM; The University Club, Boston, MA
  • January 22, 2014 - 6:00 PM; The B&T Club, Boston, MA