June WAKE UP! Newport – Prescription Addiction: Battling on the Front Lines with Hoag Hospital


Date(s) - 06/07/2018
7:15 am - 8:30 am


Newport Beach Public Library (Friends Room)
1000 Avocado Ave.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
June WAKE UP! Newport - Prescription Addiction: Battling on the Front Lines with Hoag Hospital

Come hear about…

• Prescription medicine overdose statistics
• Initiatives to restrict excessive prescribing of narcotics
• SolMar Addiction Treatment Program at Hoag

Featuring Guest Speaker
Michael N. Brant-Zawadzki, M.D., F.A.C.R.

Senior Physician Executive, Hoag Hospital
Executive Medical Director, Hoag Neurosciences Institute


Dr. Brant-Zawadzki is the Senior Physician Executive at Hoag Hospital, facilitating business and strategic relationships with specialist clinicians, developing the Clinically Integrated Network – a platform for programmatic care delivery focusing on specialized services integration with population health. He helps lead Hoag’s Institute strategy which is transforming health care focusing on individuals’ specific health conditions using a program-driven, evidence-based, physician-led multidisciplinary team approach, one measured by patient-focused outcomes. He also holds the Ron and Sandi Simon Endowed Chair as the Executive Medical Director of Hoag Neurosciences Institute.

Dr. Brant-Zawadzki earned his BA at Stanford University, and his MD from the University of Cincinnati, graduating first in his class. His residency in diagnostic radiology and subsequent fellowship in neuroradiology were at Stanford University, where he remains on the adjunct faculty. He served as a full-time professor for six years in the Department of Radiology at University of California, San Francisco. He was Medical Director of Radiology at Hoag for over ten years. He earned the Certificate in Leadership for Health Care Transformation from UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business. He is a founder of and consultant to a number of companies in the biotech and radiology fields.

Dr. Brant-Zawadzki has authored over 200 papers, numerous textbooks, serves on a variety of editorial boards for professional journals and sits on numerous professional organization boards and committees. He lectures internationally. He has supervised numerous postdoctoral fellows, leads and participates in varied research projects. He is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology, a Gold Medal recipient from the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, is listed in The Best Doctors in America, and a “Top Doctor” by the U.S. News and World Report.

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This event is free to the public, but please make reservations so we can plan for food and seating.

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