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Community and faculty come together to discuss health care solutions

On April 10, 2015, the Center for Community Health Partnerships at the Institute for Public Health hosted a discussion panel titled “Systemic Issues and Potential Broad-Based, Upstream Solutions to Challenges Facing Community Health and Health Care.”

Participants included:

Louis W. Sullivan, MD
President Emeritus, Morehouse School of Medicine
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, 1989-1993

Lannis Hall, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine and Director of Radiation Oncology, Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital

Dedric A. Carter, PhD, MBA
Associate Provost, Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Professor of Practice in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Washington University in St. Louis

Johnetta A. Craig, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer, Family Care Health Centers

Robert Fruend, Jr., MHA, MBA
Chief Executive Officer, Saint Louis Regional Health Commission

The discussion was moderated by Richelle S. Clark, MHA, MBA, Director of the Center for Community Health Partnerships. The event included a lively Q&A session with the audience on community health, health disparities, and potential solutions to these challenges.

Video from the event.