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TWU presents Elizabeth A. Smith Patient Safety Colloquium
The cost and impact of unused and expired medicines on U.S.
health care is the focus of the Elizabeth A. Smith Patient
Safety Colloquium to be held at Texas Woman’s University
Tuesday, Nov. 17.
Matthew C. Mireless,
Ph.D., MPH, and Jerry A. Miller, Ph.D., with the Community
Medical Foundation for Patient Safety will give the presentation,
which is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. in the Houston Endowment
Auditorium located at TWU’s Institute of Health Sciences-Houston
Center, 6700 Fannin St. in the Texas Medical Center. The event
is free and open to the public and includes exhibits before
and after the program and a reception. For more information,
call (832) 778-7777 or email email@example.com.
The Elizabeth A.
Smith Patient Safety Colloquium is a four-part series scheduled
in 2009-2010 and hosted by TWU’s Health Care Administration
Department. The series is sponsored by the Community Medical
Foundation for Patient Safety, CRG Medical Inc., Human Performance
Technology Group Inc., Medical Voice Productions, PSO Services
Group, Red Oak Instruments LLC, Sigma-Xi Rice-TexasMedical
Center Chapter and Waste Management Healthcare Solutions.
Dr. Smith has more
than 35 years of experience in business, teaching and research,
including 15 years in the healthcare industry. She is the
sole author of six books and more than 45 peer-reviewed articles
in health care, psychology and business. She also has taught
graduate-level courses at Rice University, the University
of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston Baptist University and the
Air Force Institute of Technology. Dr. Smith currently chairs
the board of directors of the Community Medical Foundation
for Patient Safety, a nonprofit organization that she founded
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