Armstrong, Savannah State to Host “Models of Publicly Funded Healthcare” Lecture Series

Armstrong Atlantic State University and Savannah State University will host a series of lectures providing information about emerging changes in the American healthcare system.

The lectures, open to the public, are an opportunity for local residents, healthcare providers, educators, and consumers to learn about the implications of healthcare reform.

All lectures will be held in the Coastal Georgia Center, Room 2005, 305 Fahm Street in Savannah. The schedule is as follows: Friday, March 4-1:30-3 p.m.Healthcare Reform: An Academic Perspective. Presented by Kathryn Martin, Ph.D., assistant dean of the Southeast Georgia Campus of the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine. Friday, March 25- 1:30-3 p.m.Healthcare Reform: A Consumer and Legal Perspective Presented by Robert Bush, attorney at law, Georgia Legal Services Program Friday, April 8-1:30-3 p.m. Healthcare Reform: A Community and Clinic/Hospital Perspective Presented by Aretha Jones, MPH, executive director of the J. C. Lewis Primary Health Care Clinic Friday, April 15- 1:30-3 p.m. Healthcare Reform: A Payer Perspective Presented by Russ Toal, MPH, clinical associate professor of public health, Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University and former Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Community Health.

Armstrong and Savannah State enrolled students are eligible to receive a two-hour credit for attending the four lectures. Students must enroll in the mini term/flex term for course HSCP 4000 or PUBH 7730 (Armstrong) and PADM 6000-01 or POLS 400-03 (Savannah State).

For further information, call 912.344.2971.

Armstrong Atlantic State University, part of the University System of Georgia, was founded in 1935.

The university offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate academic programs in the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Science and Technology, the College of Education, and the College of Health Professions.

Armstrong Atlantic serves more than 7,600 students at its main campus in Savannah and a regional center in Hinesville. Its diverse student population comes from nearly all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 80 countries.

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