Experts to Announce Collaborations and Discuss the Latest Research Findings that Address Gambling Disorders and Responsible Gaming in Chicago
Mar 5, 2013
The National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG), an organization dedicated to funding research on gambling disorders and promoting responsible gaming, will visit Chicago to share information about the most recent research on gambling disorders and responsible gaming and increase awareness of the NCRG’s science-based resources and programs.
Presented in conjunction with the newly-awarded NCRG Center of Excellence at the University of Chicago, the NCRG will co-host a symposium on March 14 to share information about the organization’s investment in the research and public health community by funding groundbreaking studies and advancing public education about gambling disorders and responsible gaming. The NCRG is also partnering with key organizations, including the Illinois Council on Problem Gambling, to announce a statewide partnership designed to increase awareness of gambling disorders and responsible gaming.
WHAT:Investing in Research, Responsible Gaming and the Community
WHEN: Thursday, March 14, 2013, Noon – 2:00 p.m.
(Reception: Noon; Presentation: 12:30 p.m.)
WHERE:University of Chicago, Ida Noyes Hall Theater
1212 E. 59thSt., Chicago, IL 60637
Jon Grant, J.D., M.D., M.P.H. ,principal investigator of the NCRG Center of Excellence in Gambling Research at the University of Chicago, professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience at the University of Chicago
Margo Bristow,board member and research chair of the Illinois Council on Problem Gambling
Ken Winters, Ph.D.,member of the NCRG’s Scientific Advisory Board, professor of psychiatry and director of the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse and Research at the University of Minnesota
Alan Feldman, NCRG chairman and senior vice president of public affairs for MGM Resorts International
CONTACT:To RSVP for this event and to schedule interviews with participants, please contact: Amy Kugler at 202-552-2689 firstname.lastname@example.org.