Healthcare Unfiltered: OVERDOSE: A Real Tragedy Needing Solutions

In this solemn yet necessary episode, Dr. Chadi Nabhan spoke with Jodi Odell, mother of the late Jackson Odell – actor and victim of an accidental drug overdose. Jodi spoke at great detail about Jackson’s life – from his early childhood – leading up to his untimely death from a drug overdose at the age of only 20. Learn more about Jackson’s journey from rehab to sober living, and about his heart heart-wrenching final moments alive. Jodi also spoke about the weeks that followed his death, and about a social post she published about Jackson that went viral. This episode, as Dr. Nabhan notes, is a reminder of the fragility of life and a call to spread awareness about the drug pandemic.

About Healthcare Unfiltered

Healthcare Unfiltered is an honest, raw, timely podcast tackling any and all topics in healthcare that affect stakeholders. Dr. Chadi Nabhan uses his dynamic conversational skills to challenge his guests to address controversial and important topics. He also brings on world renowned experts to discuss clinical advances in medicine.

About Chadi Nabhan, MD, MBA, FACP

Dr. Nabhan is a Hematologist and Medical Oncologist with special interests in malignant hematology as well as GU malignancies. He did two years of basic science research at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School before completing his residency at Loyola University in Chicago and a fellowship at Northwestern University and Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. He holds an MBA in Health Care Management from Loyola University Quinlan School of Business.

Dr. Nabhan has broad experience in all healthcare settings having worked at major academic centers, large community hospitals, and industry from Fortune 14 company to start ups holding progressive leadership positions at the C suite level. Academically, Chadi has been the primary investigator on many clinical trials (investigator-initiated, cooperative groups, and pharma-sponsored), has over 300 peer-reviewed original articles, abstracts or book chapters, and serves on the editorial board of JAMA-Oncology.

Dr. Nabhan maintains active medical licenses to practice in the states of IL, IN, WI, FL, and CA. He is the creator and host of several podcasts including his own “Healthcare Unfiltered,” and the “Caris Molecular Minute Podcast.” Dr. Nabhan is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology, and is a sought after speaker, moderator, and facilitator. Check out his website at