West Virginia University College of Law professor Jennifer Oliva participated in a panel discussion at Harvard Law on April 1, 2019. Professor Oliva was an invited panlist and organizer for the event titled "Public Health Approaches to the Opioid Crisis: Overcoming Obstacles to Community-Driven Solutions". The panel discussed "community-driven, evidence-based public health strategies aimed at reducing overdose deaths in hard-to-reach populations in Massachusetts, including fishing families, veterans, and individuals who are incarcerated."
Professor Oliva was joined on the panel by Stephen Wood of Harvard Medical School and J.J. Bartlet, President of Fishing Partnership Support Servicers. The panel was moderated by Carmel Shacher, Executive Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School.