Leading National Public Health Advocates Convene at Morehouse School of Medicine
Summit to Tie in with National Public Health Week Observance
ATLANTA, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following advisory was issued today by Morehouse School of Medicine: WHO: Georges Benjamin, MD, FACP, executive director, American Public Health Association David Satcher, MD, PhD, 16th U.S. Surgeon General; director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine Eve J. Higginbotham, MD, FACS, dean and senior vice president for Academic Affairs, Morehouse School of Medicine Daniel Blumenthal, MD, MPH, chair, Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine Stuart Brown, MD, director, Georgia Division of Public Health WHAT: The Morehouse School of Medicine Public Health Summit will take place during National Public Health Week, which will be observed from April 2 to 8. The summit will: -- examine global, national, and local health disparities, -- explore solutions to these health disparities, -- issue a call to action through the release of a white paper, "The Public Health Approach to the Elimination of Disparities in Health," by The Satcher Health Leadership Institute, presented by Satcher and Higginbotham. Attendees will include public health officials, faculty, staff and students from the Morehouse School of Medicine, as well as from other schools in the Atlanta University Center. WHEN: Wednesday, April 4, 2007 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (including lunch) WHERE: Morehouse School of Medicine Auditorium, Louis W. Sullivan National Center for Primary Care 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 Morehouse School of Medicine is a historically black institution established to recruit and train minority and other students as physicians, biomedical scientists and public health professionals committed to the health- care needs of the underserved. MSM is not affiliated with Morehouse College.
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