Community Rounds
July 22, 2020

Prevention of Opioid Use Disorder in Women

Marjorie Meyer, MD

Our speaker is Marjorie Meyer, MD, Associate Professor, Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. Women are at particularly increased risk of developing opioid use disorder related to prescribed opioids. This webinar reviews the literature on women and the development of chronic opioid use and prescribing recommendations to reduce excessive opioid prescribing for acute pain related to common procedures.


Marjorie Meyer

Marjorie Meyer, MD

Dr. Meyer is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, where she is Vice Chair for Obstetrics, the Division Director for Maternal Fetal Medicine, and the Medical Director for the Birthing Center. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in the subspecialty of Maternal Fetal Medicine (high risk pregnancy). She oversees the collaborative, multidisciplinary group of providers for the treatment of opioid use disorder during pregnancy and works closely with the state to develop clinical processes for optimization and coordination of care for all medically complicated, high-risk pregnancies.