2021 People's Opioid Summit Speakers

Information, Inspiration & Ideas from a variety of Industries

Professionals from many fields will share information regarding how the epidemic has impacted and influenced their work. Medical Professionals, Politicians, Therapists, Policy Makers, and more are invited to present.


Marilyn Shannon

People's Opioid Summit Chair - Author, Life Coach, Advocate

Adria Gross

CEO at MedWise Insurance Advocacy

Doug Green

Eastern Regional Director of Community Support at Community Impact North Carolina (CINC)

Freida MacDonald

Founder of Know Hope North Carolina

Shuchin Shukla, MD, MPH

Opioid Crisis Educator and Faculty Physician at Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) Family Residency Program

Anna Godwin

Chief Executive Officer at Community Impact North Carolina (CINC)

Elisabeth Johnson, FNP, PhD

Assistant Professor at UNC Horizons

Hendrée E. Jones, PhD

Executive Director at UNC Horizons

Aynisa Leonardo

Director of Training and Education at Wellbridge Addiction Treatment and Research

Erin Day

Chief Operations Officer at Community Impact North Carolina (CINC)

Holly Carter

Grant Coordinator at Community Impact North Carolina (CINC)

Carl Seashore, MD

Professor at UNC Horizons

Erin Edgar

Attorney at The Law Office of Erin Baker Edgar

Michael Lewis - CFA, MBA

Principal at Tutor Financial Advisors