Education Opportunities

Check this page regularly for upcoming education opportunities for northern Michigan providers on the Opioid Epidemic. Please note that not all of these programs offer CME.

View the complete calendar of Munson Healthcare CME events.

Opioid Epidemic Update

Tuesday, October 29 | 7:30 - 8 am: Breakfast/Registration; 8 - 9:30 am: Presentations

The Hagerty Center at Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City

Join us as we discuss the national crisis that is impacting our communities in Northern Michigan. Speakers will bring varying perspectives from their fields of expertise regarding the current challenges and resources available to combat this growing epidemic. 


  • Jean Nagelkerk, PhD, FNP, FNAP - Vice Provost for Health, Grand Valley State University


  • Dave Mengebier, MBA - President & Chief Executive Officer, Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation


  • Amber A. Daniels, MPA - Department Analyst - Michigan Automated Prescription System, Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
  • Christopher Hindbaugh, MSW - Chief Executive Officer, Addiction Treatment Services
  • Christine Nefcy, MD, FAAP - Chief Medical Officer, Munson Health Care
  • Officer Jennilyn Oster - Traverse City Police Department
  • James Whelan, MD - Medical Director - Population Health, Munson Health Care

Questions: 616-331-5876,


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