Dr. Glenn Sterner delivers the keynote presentation.

Dr. Glenn Sterner stands on stage as he delivers a speech. There is a slide behind him reviewing drug overdose deaths in the U.S. from 1999-2017

In his keynote address, Dr. Glenn Sterner, assistant professor of Criminal Justice at Penn State Abington, provided an overview of the opioid crisis from the early 2000s until today. “This is a disease. This is not a moral failing,” he said.

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