Program

7:30-8:20 am Registration and Breakfast
8:20-8:30 Welcome and Table-Setting
Peter D. Friedmann, MD, MPH
Staff Physician, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Professor of Medicine and Health Services, Policy & Practice
Brown University
Panel I: Health Impacts
8:30-8:45 Introductory Remarks & Session Moderator
Peter D. Friedmann, MD, MPH
8:45-9:00 James P. Crowley, MD
Professor Emeritus, Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Past President, Rhode Island Medical Society
9:00-9:15 Jeanette M. Tetrault, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale University | New Haven, CT
9:15-9:30 Jeffrey I. Hunt, MD
Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Alpert Medical School, Brown University
9:30-9:55
Moderated Question & Answer Session
9:55-10:05
Break
Panel II: Social Justice and Public Safety Impacts
10:05-10:20
Introductory Remarks & Session Moderator
Bishop W. Nicholas Knisely
Bishop of Rhode Island Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island
10:20-10:35
Andrew Horwitz, JD
Assistant Dean for Experiential Education
Director, Criminal Defense Clinic
Roger Williams University School of Law
10:35-10:50 Edwin Gale, JD
Retired Rhode Island Superior Court Judge 
10:50-11:15 Moderated Question & Answer Session
Panel III: Taxation, Revenue, Regulatory and Social Costs 
11:15-11:30 Introductory Remarks & Session Moderator
Gene Valicenti
Journalist and News Anchor
NBC 10 Evening News, WPRO Newstalk 630 
11:30-11:45 RI State Senator Joshua Miller
Chairman, Senate Committee on Health & Human Services
11:45-12:00 John Simmons
Executive Director
Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council
12:00-12:20 Moderated Question & Answer Session
12:20-12:30 Closing Remarks