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June 06, 2019

MEDIA ALERT: RMSC Council Dine & Discover luncheon

Dr. Rahul Gupta, a leader in the fight against the opioid crisis, to present keynote; Rochester leaders to discuss local efforts


The RMSC Council will host its second annual Dine & Discover luncheon. Dr. Rahul Gupta, a leader in the fight against the opioid crisis, will deliver the keynote address, What Exactly is the Opioid Crisis? A moderated panel discussion and audience Q&A will follow Dr. Gupta’s presentation.


Rahul Gupta, MD, MPH, MBA, FACP, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical and Health Officer at March Of Dimes; former West Virginia Health Commissioner (led the state's opioid crisis response and launched a number of pioneering public health initiatives); featured on PBS’ NOVA: Addiction
Becky Baker, founder, S.O.A.R.S.
Hon. John DeMarco, Supervising Judge, Treatment Courts, Seventh Judicial District
Yana Khashper, founder, ROCovery Fitness
James Van Brederode, Gates Police Chief
Mike Favata, Monroe County Sheriff Deputy
Julia Cort, NOVA Deputy Executive Producer


Friday, June 7, 2019; 12pm


Rochester Museum & Science Center
657 East Avenue
Rochester, N.Y. 14607

The RMSC Council is a volunteer service organization that supports the RMSC with special events and fundraising activities. Founded in 1941, the council is dedicated to providing members with opportunities for educational growth and social interaction.

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester’s past and present, including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives major funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. For more information about RMSC, visit Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

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