Featured Speakers | NMSA 2018 Annual Meeting

June 27 - 29, 2018 | Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing | Philadelphia, PA

NMSA is excited to announce Dr. Alice Shumate and Dr. John F. Kelly as featured speakers at the 2018 Annual Meeting.

Dr. Shumate is a researcher at the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) – a part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  She is the Co-Director of NIOSH’s Center for Maritime Safety and Health Studies and is the lead for Shipyard and Marine Terminal research programs within the Center.  Dr. Shumate is an Epidemiologist with experience in the occupational safety and health of maritime workers, miners and emergency responders.  In addition to her research role at NIOSH, she is also a first-level responder for natural disasters and outbreaks both nationally and internationally. 

Dr. Kelly is the Elizabeth R. Spallin Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the field of Addiction Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and the Founder / Director of the Recovery Research Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital.  He is the first ever endowed Professor in Addiction Medicine at Harvard as well as a former President, and current Fellow, of the American Psychological Association Society of Addiction Psychology.  Dr. Kelly’s work highlights the mechanisms of behavior change and the effect of stigma and discrimination on individuals suffering from substance use disorder.  Also, as a clinical psychologist, Dr. Kelly continues to see patients weekly in addition to serving as a consultant to U.S. federal agencies and foreign governments. 

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Shumate and Dr. Kelly to our safety community.

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