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2017 Plenary Speakers

David A. Ansell, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President, Community Health Equity, Rush University Medical Center
Michael E. Kelly, MD, Presidential Professor, Rush University Medical Center
Author, County: Life, Death, and Politics at Chicago’s Public Hospital and The Death Gap: How Inequality Kills
Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD
Immediate Past President, American Public Health Association
Senior Fellow, Satcher Health Leadership Institute and Cardiovascular Research Institute
Morehouse School of Medicine
Dan Heath, MBA
Senior Fellow, Duke University, CASE Center
Author, Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die, Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work and The Power Of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact
Reverend Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson
Senior Pastor, Grace Baptist Church
Patricia Perez
President, VPE Tradigital Communications
Carol R. Naughton
President, Purpose Built Communities
DeRay Mckesson
Civil Rights Activist
Podcast Host, Save the People
  • Registration Information

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  • Participating Organizations

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American Academy of Physician Assistants
    • American Association of Latino Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    • American Osteopathic Association
    • American Physical Therapy Association
    • American Psychological Association
    • Association of Minority Health Professions Schools
    • Conference of National Black Churches
    • J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society
    • National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses
    • National Black Nurses Association
    • National Hispanic Medical Association
    • National Medical Association
    • Nth Dimensions Education Solutions
    • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
    • To Our Children's Future with Health
    • United States Bone and Joint Initiative
    • W. Montague Cobb/NMA Health Institute