Physicians Among Presenters at 2011 Emerging Issues Forum

The 26th Annual Emerging Issues Forum, hosted by North Carolina State University’s Institute for Emerging Issues, is bringing together leading thinkers, practitioners, and decision makers to discuss North Carolina’s most promising healthcare innovations.

The event includes presentations from a variety of healthcare professionals, including Sanjay Gupta, MD, neurosurgeon and chief medical correspondent for CNN; Ronald A. Paulus, MD, MBA, CEO of Mission Health System; Brent James, MD, M.Stat, executive director of Institute for Healthcare Delivery Research, Intermountain Healthcare; James R. Gavin III, MD, PhD, chairman of Partnership for a Healthier America; Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Andrew Witty, CEO of GlaxoSmithKline; and Karen McNeil-Miller, PhD, president of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust; and Indra Nooyi, MBA, MPPM, chairman and CEO of PepsiCo.  These experts will encourage new thinking about how healthcare innovations can create jobs and spur economic growth as they modernize treatment, diagnosis, prevention, delivery models and workforce development in North Carolina.

The Forum will be held February 7-8 at the Raleigh Convention Center.

Registration is now open, but space is limited.  To register online, please click here.

(Submitted by Jennifer Hoverstad, MS, NCSU Institute for Emerging Issues)


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