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Chris Johnson, MD

Chris Johnson, MD

Keynote Speaker: Physician, Expert Speaker on the Opioid Crisis, Founder of End the Opioid Crisis, Public Health Advocate & Author

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Chris Johnson, MD Biography

Chris Johnson is a Board Certified Emergency physician with over 15 years of experience treating patients in the Emergency Department. After completing his residency at Hennepin County Medical Center, he moved into private practice at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. As an emergency medicine doctor, he witnessed the prescription opioid and heroin epidemic evolve from the front lines.

Over the last two decades he has become a passionate advocate for public health, with particular interest in the opioid crisis. He served as Chair of the Minnesota Department of Human Services Opioid Prescribing Work Group from 2015 to 2021 and is a Board member of Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing. He is a recognized expert on the opioid crisis and has given presentations around the country and been sought for his advice by local and national political leaders on how to solve this ongoing critical health care problem.

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Chris Johnson, MD Speaking Topics

The Opioid Epidemic: How the Medical Industry Created a Public Health Crisis

In this talk Johnson discusses the evolution of the opioid epidemic in America and explains how and why it happened. He discusses what about the American system made us particularly vulnerable to a crisis like this, which has not happened in other countries like Germany and Japan. Finally, he also discusses the phases of the epidemic - from prescription to heroin to fentanyl - and how they are essentially just different faces of the same problem.

Chris Johnson, MD Videos

Opioid epidemic: the medical industry created a public health crisis
How the Medical Industry Created a Public Health Crisis

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Chris Johnson, MD is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Medicine, Public Health, Healthcare, Health, Science and Mental Health.

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Chris Johnson, MD generally travels from Minneapolis, MN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Chris Johnson, MD is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Medicine, Public Health and Healthcare. The estimated speaking fee range to book Chris Johnson, MD for live events is Below $10,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Chris Johnson, MD generally travels from Minneapolis, MN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are John Kelly, PhD, Brandon David Lewis Marshall and Daniel Buccino. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Chris Johnson, MD for an upcoming event.

Chris Johnson, MD Speaking Topics

  • The Opioid Epidemic: How the Medical Industry Created a Public Health Crisis

    In this talk Johnson discusses the evolution of the opioid epidemic in America and explains how and why it happened. He discusses what about the American system made us particularly vulnerable to a crisis like this, which has not happened in other countries like Germany and Japan. Finally, he also discusses the phases of the epidemic - from prescription to heroin to fentanyl - and how they are essentially just different faces of the same problem.

Chris Johnson, MD Videos

Opioid epidemic: the medical industry created a public health crisis
How the Medical Industry Created a Public Health Crisis
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