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.
 
 

SOURCE Morehouse School of Medicine

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