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Jamie K. Alan, RPh, PharmD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology in the College of Human Medicine. Dr. Alan received her PharmD from Ohio Northern University in 2005, where she graduated with high distinction. She has been a licensed and practicing pharmacist for 8 years and has experience in retail, hospital, clinical and compounding pharmacy along with experience in conducting and designing clinical trials.
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- Misuse not abuse
- Addiction is not a choice
- The struggle of quitting
- The long term neurological effects of addiction
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