Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Innovations in Addiction

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled. Please contact Lisa Fabian [email protected] for information about the UM Addiction Center. 

Reception in Chicago for U-M Alumni and Friends

Join us to learn about the latest trends and treatments in addiction science from the experts at the U-M Addiction Center.  You’ll hear how U-M is creating new hope for families with substance use disorders through innovative intervention, tech-based prevention, and education of the next generation of clinicians. 






We’ll gather in the beautiful law offices of Kirkland & Ellis, LLP overlooking the city lights.

Kirkland & Ellis, LLP

300 North LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60654


You must register to gain access to the event space in Kirkland & Ellis. Please register here.  We will send a confirmation to all registrants the day prior to the event.

Program Schedule

5:30 PM CDT - Reception with appetizers and soft beverages 

6:00 PM - Speaker presentations begin

6:45 PM - Q&A with audience. You may submit questions in advance with your registration.


Frederic C. Blow, Ph.D.

Director, U-M Addiction Center
Director, Substance Abuse Program
T-32 Program Director
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology
Senior Research Scientist, Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System


Mark A. Ilgen, Ph.D.

Director, University of Michigan Addiction Treatment Services
Associate Director for Adult Research, U-M Addiction Center
Research Career Scientist, Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System

Lora Cope, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
U-M Addiction Center

Jonathan D. Morrow, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
U-M Addiction Center
Practicing Physician with U-M Addiction Treatment Services