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- Beth Kane-Davidson director of the Addiction Treatment Center at Suburban Hospital
- Dr. Nathaniel Katz assistant professor of anesthesia at Harvard Medical School and chairman of the advisory committee to the anesthetic division of the Food and Drug Administration
- Barry Meier staff reporter for "The New York Times" and author of "Pain Killer: A 'Wonder' Drug's Trail of Addiction and Death" (Rodale)
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