Director, Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Dr. Stephen Patrick is the Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy, an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and an attending neonatologist at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Dr. Patrick’s National Institute on Drug Abuse-funded research focuses on improving treatment for opioid-exposed infants and women with substance-use disorder and evaluating state and federal drug control policies. He is a member of the AAP Committee on Substance Use and Prevention and has testified about the impact of the opioid epidemic on pregnant women and infants before both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate. His research has been published in leading scientific journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Pediatrics, and Health Affairs.
Tuesday, April 23
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM