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Health Connect South 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 8:00 AM


Join us for the 6th Annual Health Connect South on September 26, 2019! Health Connect South is a unique forum that creates collaborations and partnerships to advance health. The 6th annual event will be our largest face to face meeting with over 600 health leaders from across the region. The health topics covered are broad to create interdisciplinary partnerships but also specific in order to tackle current health challenges.  This is the platform for health leaders to come hear and talk about "the new" in health, the current challenges, and possible solutions.   Key Note Speaker Dan Heath - New York Times best selling Author and Senior Fellow Duke University   Views From the Top: Leading Successful Strategic Partnerships   Candice L. Sanders, FACHE - CEO & President, Wellstar Health System Dr Ninfa Saunders, FACHE – CEO,  Navicent Health System Cathy Cox, JD – Dean, Mercer University School of Law   Rural Health: Leading Innovations and Better Outcomes Jean Sumner, MD – Dean, Mercer University School of Medicine Keisha Callins, MD, MPH - Chair and Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine Lauren R. Gilbert, PhD, MPH - Assistant Professor Department of Community Medicine Mercer University School of Medicine Laura Calhoun, MHA - Executive Director, SOWEGA-AHEC CDC Fireside Chat: Priorities, Progress & Partnerships Robert R. Redfield, MD - Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Judy Monroe, MD - President & CEO, CDC Foundation David Rubinger - Market President and Publisher, Atlanta Business Chronicle Healthcare Investment Trends: Accelerating Health Horizons Kenneth Saffold – Director, BlackRock Eller Mallchok - Managing Director, Jumpstart Foundry Ben Scruggs, PhD – Associate, Hatteras Venture Partners David Stevenson - Managing Director, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund Bob Crutchfield – Managing Director, American Cancer Society BrightEdge Impact Fund   Drones Driving Innovation in Healthcare Logistics Daniel Gagnon - Vice President of Global Healthcare Strategy, UPS Rick Shrum, MBA, MHA - Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, WakeMed Andreas Raptopoulos - Founder & CEO, Matternet 5 Keys to Collaboration and Partnership Success Duane Barnes - President & Head, US Operations UCB, Inc David Widman - President & CEO, Konica Minolta Matt Reed - CEO, Georgia CEO   The Brain: Researching the Next Frontier Vince Calhoun, PhD - Founding director of the Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and Data Science, Georgia State University Sergey Plis - Founder, The Mind Research Network Jessica Turner - Georgia State University   Genomics: How Partnerships are Transforming the Future of Healthcare Devin Absher, PhD -Faculty Investigator, Director of Genomic Health, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology Laura Grill, CEO - East Alabama Medical Center Jim Weyhemyer, PhD - Vice President for Research, Auburn University             Managing Innovation: Near Term Goals and the Pipeline for Long Term Success Lee Barnes - Senior Vice President, Global R&D and Clinical Affairs, Avanos Medical Bob Zambon, PhD - Senior Director, R&D Data Science Strategy & Innovation Janssen Research & Development, LLC   Pediatric Cancer: The American Cancer Society's Perspectives and Progress  Gary Reedy, MD – CEO, American Cancer Society   Pediatric Cancer: How Partnering Together Changed the Prognosis of Possible Kathleen Ruddy – CEO, St. Baldricks Sharon Byers - Chief Development, Marketing and Communications Officer, American Cancer Society       Don Mueller – CEO, Children's Hospital at Erlanger Elizabeth Mynatt - Executive Director and Regents' Professor Institute for People and Technology, Georgia Tech   Disruptive Innovations in Healthcare Delivery: (Qualified ACHE Face-to-Face Credit 1.5 hours) Sonja McLendon - Chief of Operational Excellence, NGHS Ben Isgur - Leader, Health Research Institute at PwC Gaurav Lai - Executive Director Innovative Solutions Merc & Co, Inc

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225 Baker St. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30313

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