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Joanna G Katzman, MD, MSPH, is a neurologist and Professor at the University of New Mexico (UNM). She is Director of Project ECHO’s Public Health Initiatives and the UNM Pain Center. In 2008, Dr. Katzman created the Pain and Opioid Management ECHO, which has been replicated by the Department of Defense, the Veterans Affairs, the Health Ministry of Canada, and over 20 countries. She is currently working with the US Centers for Disease Control- Opioid Rapid Response Program. In addition to the Chronic Pain and Opioid Management ECHO programs, Dr. Katzman has created multiple other ECHO programs including: First Responder Resiliency, Border ECHO, Vaccine Confidence, Clinical Communication, Climate Change and Human Health, and Violence Prevention and Gun Safety. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she began 10 COVID-19 related ECHO programs within the 6-weeks. Her clinical research focuses on the public health benefits of take-home naloxone at both the UNM Pain Center and Addiction and Substance Use Clinic.