Medical Director, Center for Integrative Medicine, Spectrum Health Medical Group
• Clinical Track: What to Do After an Overdose Reversal: Engaging Patients in Addiction Treatment
Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
• Clinical Track: Co-Prescribing Opioids and Benzodiazepines: Risks and Recommendations
Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
Dr. R. Corey Waller, MD, MS, is an addiction, pain and emergency medicine specialist in Grand Rapids, MI. He works within the Spectrum Health system, a fully integrated health system with 11 hospitals and more than 1,000 employed physicians. He is the Medical Director of the Spectrum Health Medical Group Center for Integrative Medicine, the Medical Staff Chief of Pain Medicine to the Spectrum Health Hospital System, the President of the Michigan Society of Addiction Medicine, as well as SUD Medical Director at Lakeshore Regional Partners (Community Mental Health-Region 3). Dr. Waller earned a master’s of science in neuromolecular biology at Southwest Texas State University and earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio. Dr. Waller completed his emergency medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Dr. Waller’s special interests include understanding the biopsychosocial and financial impact of high cost complex patients, pregnant patients with a substance use disorder, and the complex interaction of pain and addiction.