ONU hosting brown bag on opioid crisis update


ADA — Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Dr. Thomas Gilson will provide an update on the current state of the opioid crisis in Ohio during a brown bag seminar at noon Monday, Feb. 10, at the Ohio Northern University’s McIntosh Center Wishing Well, 525 S. Main St., Ada.

The event is free and open to the public.


Courtesy of ONU:

Gilson has been the director of the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner and Crime Laboratory since 2011. He has previously served as chief medical examiner for the State of Rhode Island as well as a deputy chief medical examiner for the City of New York, state of New Hampshire, and state of Connecticut. He is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic, Clinical, and Forensic Pathology. During the height of the opioid crisis, he testified before a U.S. Senate subcommittee on the subject.