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to present forum on healthcare reform Oct. 16
Addressing healthcare reform in the United States is the topic
of a Texas Woman’s University public affairs forum to
be held Thursday, Oct. 16.
Reform in the United States: Economic, Political, Social and
Personal Dimensions” will take place from 2:30 to 4
p.m. in room 204 of the Classroom Faculty Office Building
(CF0) located on TWU’s Denton campus. For a map of the
Denton campus, visit www.twu.edu/maps.asp.The event is free
and open to the public. For more information, email JWilliams2@.twu.edu
or call 940-898-2052.
The forum includes
three speakers — Dr. Abigail Tilton, director of the
TWU social work program; Dr. Dan Stultz, president and CEO
of the Texas Hospital Association; and Zachary Thompson, director
of the Dallas County Health and Human Services Department.
Dr. Tilton will
discuss the dimensions of the health care problem in the United
States and provide a brief overview of the reform proposals
of the Democratic and Republican parties. Dr. Stultz will
speak about healthcare reform from the vantage point of healthcare
institutions, covering issues such as the economic impact
of the uninsured population on the healthcare system in Texas
and the United States. Mr. Thompson will focus on public health
aspects of reform, including challenges of delivering health
care to underserved citizens.
The TWU College
of Arts and Sciences is presenting this event as part of its
ongoing series of public affairs forums. For more information,
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456