UMW News BureauThe negative health effects methamphetamine use has on the human head and neck will be the next topic at the University of Montana Western’s On the Rocks science speaker series on Monday, Jan. 24 at 4 p.m. in Block Hall 311 on the UMW campus. UMW NEWS BUREAU The negative health effects methamphetamine use has on the human head and neck will be the next topic at the University of Montana Western’s On the Rocks science speaker series on Monday, Jan. 24 at 4 p.m. in Block Hall 311 on the UMW campus. The featured speaker will be Dr. Dale Chamberlain of Lewistown, Mont., who is an expert on the subject of meth impacts on the head and neck. Chamberlain’s presentation is entitled “Drug Abuth, What a Meth: The Effects of Methamphetamine Use on the Head and Neck.” Chamberlain graduated from Western Montana College (now the University of Montana Western) in 1976 with a BS degree in Secondary Education with a broadfield major in the Biological Sciences. He taught at Beaverhead County High School in Dillon, Mont. from 1976 to 1981. In 1982, he again graduated from Montana Western with a second degree, a BS in Natural Heritage Pre-Professional. Chamberlain went on to graduate from Creighton University in 1988 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Chamberlain currently maintains a private practice in Lewistown and also serves as the staff dentist for the Nexus Methamphetamine Treatment Center. In 2009, Dr. Chamberlain was appointed to the Montana Board of Dentistry and is a grading examiner for the Western Regional Examining Board. On the Rocks presentations are free and open to the public.
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