Dr. Nicole Labor, OneEighty Medical Director will be doing a presentation on the Neurobiology of Addiction. The presentation will explore the science behind addiction, describe the brain and reward center and how drugs affect it. Dr. Labor graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelors of Science degree in BioBehavioral Health. She attended and graduated medical school in Erie Pennsylvania at the Lake Erie College of osteopathic medicine. She completed a residency in Family Practice at the State University of New York in Buffalo New York period followed by a fellowship in addiction medicine through Geisinger in northeastern Pennsylvania. She is currently the medical director at OneEighty, a treatment center that offers inpatient and outpatient chemical dependency and behavioral health services in Wooster, OH. She is also the director of the addiction medicine Fellowship for Summa. Dr. Labor is also medical director for Interval Brotherhood home as well as the Esper Treatment Center in Erie, PA. Dr. Labor spends time educating healthcare professionals, churches, schools and community members on the disease of addiction and works to remove the stigma surrounding addiction.