Nov. 30: DHSA conference
Health sciences alliance to sponsor community engagement conference
4:46 p.m., Oct. 31, 2012--The Delaware Health Sciences Alliance (DHSA) will hold a one-day conference on Friday, Nov. 30, at the Ammon Center on the Christiana Care campus in Newark, Del.
The event will focus on creating health partnerships by engaging individuals, providers, and communities in health decisions.
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Guest speakers will include:
- Margaret Moore, co-director, Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital (an affiliate of Harvard Medical School Institute of Coaching);
- Karen Sepucha, senior scientist, Health Decision Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital; and
- Sandra Hassink, Division of General Pediatrics/Primary Care, Department of Pediatrics, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, and chair, Governor’s Council on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
The agenda also includes panel discussions and networking opportunities.
To register, visit the website. Fees are $40 for professionals and $20 for students and for representatives of non-profits.
The Delaware Health Sciences Alliance was established in 2009 with four founding partners Christiana Care Health System, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Delaware.
The alliance enables partner organizations to collaborate and conduct cutting-edge biomedical research, to improve the health of Delawareans through access to services in the state and region, and to educate the next generation of health care professionals.
DHSA’s unique, broad-based partnership focuses on establishing innovative collaborations among experts in medical education and practice, health economics and policy, population sciences, public health, and biomedical sciences and engineering. For more information, visit the website.