Physician and author Gabor Maté, MD will give a public lecture about addiction on Feb. 19 at the UW campus. Maté's book "In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction" was selected for the Common Book Series for UW graduate students in the health professions in 2013.
Maté writes about the complexities of the science of addiction and about his decades of groundbreaking work with the severely addicted on Vancouver’s skid row. His book discusses policy issues and societal factors affecting treatment and prevention of addiction in Canada and the United States.
The lecture on Feb. 19 is free and open to the public.
February 19, 2014 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Kane Hall, Room 120, UW Campus
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This event is co-sponsored by the UW Health Sciences Schools.