Gary M Franklin, MD, MPH

Dr Franklin is the Medical Director of the WA State Department of Labor and Industries and Research Professor in the Departments of Environmental and Occupational Health sciences, Neurology, and Health Systems and Population Health. He is Co-Chair of the Washington Agency Medical Director’s Group, which has promulgated Opioid Guidelines in 2007, 2010, and 2015. In 2005, He reported the first deaths in the US from unintentional poisoning from prescribed opioids.