NADDI 28th Annual Conference – Pittsburgh, PA

  • Day 1
    October 17, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Day 2
    October 18, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Day 3
    October 19, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Day 4
    October 20, 2017
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sponsorship and exhibit information available by emailing NADDI Executive Charlie Cichon at

NADDI is honored to announce our Keynote Speaker
General Jack Keane – Retired Four Star General
Former Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army
Chairman of the Board for the Institute for the Study of War 

Monday, October 16, 2017

Noon – NADDI Executive Board and Chapter Presidents Annual Meeting
4:00 – 6:00 pm Early Registration
8:00 pm Monday Night Football Reception

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

7:30 – 8:30 am Registration – Coffee Service

8:30 – 11:30 am Optional Program
Rx Abuse & Diversion 2017 – Trending Toward Heroin
Lisa McElhaney, NADDI President

Commonly Abused & Diverted Rx Drugs
Marc Gonzalez, PharmD
NADDI Associate Training & Education Coordinator

11:30 – 1:00 pm Lunch on your own

1:00 pm Opening Ceremonies and Featured Speakers
Scott Schubert, Chief of Police at the City of Pittsburgh
Bureau of Police
Garry Tuggle, Special Agent in Charge DEA
Philadelphia Field Division

3:00 – 4:00 pm General Session
Tackling Drug Diversion in Healthcare Facilities: The Ultimate Team Sport 
Karla M. Miller, PharmD, BCPP
Vice President, Pharmacy Services & Clinical Therapeutics
HCA Clinical Services Group

Melissa Culbreth, MSSW, LMSW
Director, Medication Compliance
HCA Clinical Services Group

4:00 – 5:00 pm
Opioid Fraud & Abuse Detection Unit – A DOJ Pilot Program
Panel Discussion Hosted by the:
National Anti-Fraud Department Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

8:00 Coffee Service – Exhibits open – Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:30 am General Session
Understanding the Relationship between Opioid Misuse & Heroin Abuse
Wilson Compton, MD MPE, Deputy Director
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

The Criminal Gang / Illicit Drug Connection in Indian Country
Chris Grant, Rapid City SD Police Department (retired)
National Native American Gang Specialist
MGIA Dakotas Chapter President

A Quality Approach to Diversion Rick in Health Care Facilities
Jeanne Tuttle, RPH, BS Pharm
National Pharmacy Program Manager
Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)

Noon – 1:00 pm Networking Luncheon included

1:00 pm Keynote Address
General John M. “Jack Keane – Retired Four Star General
Former Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army
Chairman of the Board for the Institute for the Study of War

2:00 – 5:00 pm General Session
Synthetic Drugs / Cannabinoids / Cathinones / Fentanyls
Shannon MacGillis, Prosecutorial Initiative Commander
Special Counsel, Statewide Prosecutor (FL)

Abuse Deterrent Formulations
Dan Cohen, Executive VP, Government & Public Relations Chair
Abuse Deterrent Coalition Forum

Thursday, October 19, 2017

8:00 am Coffee Service – Exhibits open – Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:30 am General Session

Ontario’s Opioid Trends / Impact of the Patch 4 Patch Program
Emerging Trends from the National Monitoring Program
Tara Gomes, Scientist and Epidemiologist
Ontario Drug Policy Research Network

Potential Impact of Drug Importation
Panel Discussion
Shabbir Safdar, Executive Director
Partnership for Safe Medicines

NADDI Awards Ceremony

Noon – 1:00 pm Luncheon Provided

The afternoon session will have a Law Enforcement Track and a Healthcare Facility Diversion Track

Law Enforcement Track
National Precursor Log Exchange – NPLEx
Krista McCormick, Manager NPLEx
Appriss Health

Web Pharming: A Look into Smuggled Prescription Narcotics Being Sent into Every State
Special Agent John Woo, California Department of Justice
Special Agent Keith Laughlin, Homeland Security Investigations
DEA’s RxNet – San Diego Regional Pharmaceutical Drug Task Force

Exploring the Different Roles & Responsibilities in the Supply Chain
Panel Discussion: Facilitator, Matt Murphy
Pharma Compliance Group

Patty Daugherty, Walgreens Compliance Team

David May, AmerisourceBergen Corporation
Vice President, Corporate Security and Diversion Control

Donald A. Lohman | Vice President – Litigation & Legal Operations
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Healthcare Track
Preventing Drug Diversion in the OR Setting
Mark Nauman, Assistant Director of Pharmacy
Froedtert Health

Healthcare Facility Diversion Presentation
Tanya Barnhart, Manager Compliance and Clinical Pharmacy Program Regions Hospital

Tampering and Diversion of Injectable Controlled Substances
A Case Study

Kristen Jurakovich, Narcotic Control Coordianator
University of Wisconsin Health

Friday, October 20, 2017

8:00 Coffee Service – Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:30 am – Noon/  General Session
Narcotics Overdose Prevention & Education
NOPE Task Force
Ronelle Yanuzzi, CTTS-M
Prevention Specialist – Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems

Marie Datillo, NOPE Family Member Volunteer, Grandmother of Eric

Counterfeit Pharmaceutical Drugs
Fentanyl / Fentanyl Analogs / Carfentanil & other Dangerous Drugs
Dan Zsido, NADDI Education and Training Director

Overdose Prevention Strategies
Lisa McElhaney, NADDI President

Noon – Closing Remarks

Don’t Forget!

Make sure you make your room reservations before the September 22nd cut-off date to obtain NADDI conference rate. Reservations after the cut-off date will be accepted based upon room availability.

Refund Policy

All registrations are subject to NADDI’s Registration Deadline and Refund Policy.

National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators Federal Tax ID: 52-1660752 / DUNS Number: 073539913

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