Behind the Numbers of America's Opioid Crisis

Trending Globally is a regular podcast from The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs featuring insight on today's critical global challenges. On this episode of Trending Globally: a deep dive into the opioid crisis.

Brandon Marshall, Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Brown School of Public Health talks with guest host Susan Moffitt, Director of the Taubman Center for American Policy and Politics. Marshall is an expert in the epidemiology of substance abuse, and presented on his work this February at a conference hosted by the Watson Institute and the Taubman Center. Moffitt and Marshall look at the origins of this public health crisis, and help make sense of the staggering numbers behind it.

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