NCRG Conference Program Packed With Gambling Disorders And Addiction Experts

In just over a week, stakeholders in the fields of gambling disorders, addiction and responsible gaming will gather at the14th annual NCRG Conference on Gambling and Addictionat The Sands Expo and Convention Center at the Venetian Las Vegas.

The 2013 NCRG Conference will feature national leaders in gambling disorder research and treatment, public health, academia and the gaming industry and will present on key topics that will unite the field of gambling disorders and responsible gaming.

This year, the NCRG is excited to feature the following speakers:

Dr. William E. Narrow

William E. Narrow, M.D., M.P.H.,is an associate director of the Division of Research at the American Psychiatric Association and research director of the DSM-5 Task Force

Anne M. Fletcher

Anne M. Fletcher, M.S., R.D.,is an award-winning health and medical writer, speaker and consultant on the topics of weight management and Iifestyle change, as well as treatment and recovery from addiction

Dr. Kafui Dzirasa

Kafui Dzirasa, M.D., Ph.D.,is an assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences in the division of geriatric psychiatry at the Duke University School of Medicine

Shirley Beckett Mikell

Shirley Beckett Mikell, NCAC II, CAC II, SAP,is the director of certification and education and National Certification Commission staff liaison at NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals

Dr. Jon E. Grant

Jon E. Grant, J.D., M.D., M.P.H.,is a professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience at The University of Chicago (UC) and the principal investigator of the NCRG Center of Excellence in Gambling Research at UC

In total, the NCRG is excited to welcome more than 20 leading experts as presenters at the NCRG Conference this year, and we hope you’ll join us to hear their exciting and informative presentations.

If you haven’t already done so,click here to register.

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