Free Seminars in Nashville from Nationally Renowned Scholars and RWJF Alumni

Jan 12, 2011, 6:26 PM, Posted by

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at Meharry Medical College (Nashville, Tenn.) is pleased to announce the following lectures, as part of its free health policy seminar series entitled “National Scholars’ Current Issues in Health Policy Seminar.” The series kicked off on January 5 with a lecture by Wayne Riley, M.D., MSPH, MBA, MACP (President and CEO of Meharry Medical College) and will continue with the following:

  • January 24, 2011; RWJF Clinical Scholars alumnus Tim Carey, M.D., MPH (Director of the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill)
  • February 7, 2011; Vence Bonham, Jr., J.D. (Senior Advisor to the Director on Societal Implications on Genomics at the National Human Genome Research Institute)
  • February 21, 2011; Otis Brawley, M.D. (Chief Medical Officer , American Cancer Society)

The mission of the RWJF Center for Health Policy at Meharry Medical College is to provide leadership in health policy education along with research and reform on a national, state and local level while continually supporting the historic mission of Meharry Medical College: to improve the health and health care of minority and underserved communities.

The seminar series will continue through May 2011. Learn more about the program and speakers.

This commentary originally appeared on the RWJF Human Capital Blog. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors.