Badger Café: The Opioid Epidemic: Logistics, Legislation , and Real Life

March 4 - 12:00AM - 2:00AM
Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts, Café 1906, 51 Sheboygan Street, Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Cost: Free

About the event

Join fellow Badgers in Fond du Lac to explore America’s struggle with addiction. Each year, nearly 50,000 people die of opioid overdose — more than 130 every day. UW clinical professor Gina Bryan will discuss how this epidemic is trending across America and in Wisconsin.

The speaker

Gina Bryan ’99, MS’02, DNP’12, clinical professor of nursing at UW–Madison

About the speaker

Gina Bryan serves as the coordinator of the School of Nursing’s psychiatric/mental health certificate. She was made a member of the American Academy of Nursing’s 2019 class of fellows, and she is considered a leading policy expert on opioids at both the state and national level. Her articles on the opioid epidemic include “What Nurses Know about Opioids” in the summer 2019 issue of ForwardNursing.

6–6:30 p.m. Welcoming reception and registration
6:30–7:30 p.m. Presentation by Gina Bryan
7:30–7:45 p.m. Audience Q & A
8 p.m. Program ends

This event is free and open to all, but registration is strongly encouraged. Light refreshments will be served.

Registration coming soon.

Presented by the Wisconsin Alumni Association® (WAA) in partnership with the WAA: Fond du Lac Chapter, this Badger Café offers a great way to stay connected with the university and learn from an expert in her field.

Questions? Contact Jordan Langer at or 608-308-5430.

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