ESPD50: Ken Alper – The Ibogaine Project: Urban ethnomedicine for opioid use disorder

Kenneth Alper, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at the New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Alper has studied ibogaine from the perspective medical ethnography, working with Howard Lotsof, the originator of the use of ibogaine in the treatment of substance use disorders, accessing the geographically and clinically diverse “medical subculture” to yield systematic observation on ibogaine in heroin detoxification, and quantitative and descriptive ...

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