NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Elizabeth G. Nabel, president of Brigham and Women's Health Care in Boston, will deliver the opening keynote address at Modern Healthcare's 6th annual Women Leaders in Healthcare Conference Aug. 1- 2 in Nashville, Tenn.
Dr. Nabel is an accomplished cardiologist, research scientist, academic medicine leader and wellness advocate. Highly regarded among her peers, Dr. Nabel at Brigham and Women's pioneered development of a comprehensive strategic plan for a new model of medicine focused on innovation in care redesign for population health management, research and discovery through multiple life science collaborations, and personalized therapies and precision medicine. In 2015, Dr. Nabel became the first chief health and medical adviser for the National Football League. She works alongside NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, the league's top official, and provides strategic input to the NFL's medical, health and scientific efforts.
"We are honored that Dr. Nabel will join us at the Women Leaders in Healthcare Conference," said Modern Healthcare Publisher and Vice President Fawn Lopez. "Elizabeth has had an exceptional career in healthcare with major achievements on the business, medical, scientific and academic sides. She's a true renaissance woman."
Deborah DiSanzo, general manager of IBM Watson Health, will be the closing keynote speaker, Modern Healthcare announced.
"Having these two extraordinary women anchor our conference rounds out a vibrant and diverse group of speakers, thinkers and influencers to address healthcare's most pressing topics as well as leadership issues and opportunities for women," said Jaclyn Schiff, editorial programs manager for Modern Healthcare.
Beyond the keynote speeches, the Women Leaders in Healthcare Conference provides an excellent platform for today's and tomorrow's women leaders to increase their professional and personal knowledge, share ideas and build their professional network with some of the most prominent and inspiring women leaders in the healthcare industry.
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