Oct. 28 – Our Opioid Crisis(!) can be Curbed; Cybersecurity—Nature vs Nurture

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Richard J. Bonnie, the Harrison Foundation Professor of Law and Medicine, Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, and Director of the Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy at the University of Virginia.

This year (July 2017) Bonnie chaired a study for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine which gave extensive recommendations (in a 500 plus page report) for curbing the opioid problem, which we focused on in this episode. Bonnie has worked to affect public policies relating to mental health, substance abuse, and juvenile justice reform. His impressive full biography can be found below.


Ryan Wright is an associate professor in the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. His research interests include cybersecurity, privacy, and digital entrepreneurship. We spoke about how mindfulness and cybersecurity can intersect, the dark web, the Kaspersky scandal, protecting ourselves when we travel, and more.

Wright has won numerous awards for teaching, research, and service. He serves as Vice President for the Association of Information Systems, Associate Editor for the European Journal of Information Systems, and is on the editorial board for the Journal of the Association for Information Systems.

l to r: Richard J. Bonnie, Ryan Wright


Richard J. Bonnie
Long Road to Recovery From Opioid Epidemic, Study Chaired by Professor Richard Bonnie Finds
Ryan Wright

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