PRESIDENT AND CEO, OPIANT PHARMACEUTICALS
Santa Monica, California, United States
Dr. Roger Crystal is President and CEO of Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. which is building a leading franchise of new medicines to combat addictions and drug overdose. He is the inventor and developer of the NARCAN® Nasal Spray, used widely in the U.S. for the emergency treatment of opioid overdose. A doctor, healthcare executive, inventor and visionary leader in the opioid and substance use disorder space, Dr. Roger Crystal brings extensive experience and relevant knowledge to an area of important need - According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 19.7 million American adults (aged 12 and older) battled a substance use disorder in 2017.