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U.S. Sen. Corker to Hold Health Care Roundtable at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt on Tuesday, May 27

May. 23, 2008, 10:26 AM

Friday, May 23, 2008

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U.S. Sen. Corker to Hold Health Care Roundtable at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt on Tuesday, May 27

Nashville, TN- U.S. Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn), who has dealt with the issue of health insurance as a businessman, as mayor of Chattanooga and as Tennessee’s Commissioner of Finance and Administration, will hold a roundtable on health care at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville on Tuesday, May 27, to hear from those who are on the frontlines of the issue as he works in the Senate to reform the country’s health care system. Prior to the roundtable, Corker will tour the hospital’s Pediatric Critical Care Unit.

WHO:

U.S. Senator Bob Corker
Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos
William Stead, M.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, Vanderbilt
Nancy Anness, VP of Advocacy, Access, and Community Clinics, Saint Thomas Hospital
Reginald Coopwood, M.D., CEO, Nashville Metro General Hospital
Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., Dean, Vanderbilt School of Nursing
Wayne Riley, M.D., President and CEO, Meharry Medical College
Tom Herron, CEO, Centennial Medical Center
Darin Gordon, Director, TennCare
Jim Jirjis, M.D., Medical Director of Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt
Mark Frisse, M.D., Director of Regional Informatics Programs, Vanderbilt
Martin Sandler, M.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Hospital Affairs, Vanderbilt
Kevin Churchwell, M.D., CEO, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

WHAT:

Health Care Roundtable (Open Press)


WHEN:

Tuesday, May 27
10 a.m. CDT – Tour of the Pediatric Critical Care Unit (Open Press)
10:15 a.m. CDT – Roundtable begins in the Children’s Hospital Boardroom
11:30 a.m. CDT – Program concludes

WHERE:

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt (Boardroom)
2200 Children’s Way
Nashville, TN 37232

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