Behavioral Health Administrator/PI- Health Equity
Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Dr. Surendra Bir Adhikari is a Medical Sociologist with expertise in policy research/evaluation, behavioral health equity, social determinants, health disparities, and opioid’s disparate impact. Dr. Adhikari brings along core thematic competencies that include: substance abuse, violence/injury prevention, cultural empowerment, refugee/immigrant health, maternal and child health, infant mortality, and reproductive health. Dr. Adhikari chaired the National Opioid Caucus in 2018 affiliated with National Partnership for Action, US DHHS Office of Minority Health.
Tuesday, October 22
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM