Health Care Policy and the Law Symposium to be Held Sept. 30
The inagural Health Care and the Law Symposium, entitled Access to Health Care in Arkansas, will be held Sept. 30, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law.
The three-year symposium series is made possible by a donation to Bowen by Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield. The symposium is designed to foster thoughtful, intellectual debate about health care issues in Arkansas and the goal is to promote informed policy making and to establish a platform for generating research projects.
Lecture and panel discussions will cover a variety of issues relating to access to health care and some of the presentations will be published in UALR Bowen's Arkansas Journal of Social Change and Public Service.
Special speakers include former Congressman Dr. Vic Snyder; John Selig, former director of Arkansas DHS, Rich Huddleston, Executive Director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families; Scott Pace, Executive Vice President and CEO of the Arkansas Pharmacists Association; Rick George, Senior Director of Benefits at J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.; Dr. Gregory H. Bledsoe, Surgeon General for the State of Arkansas; and Professor Kathleen Holk, University of Maryland School of Law.
Registration is $20 in advance online or $30 on the day of the symposium. Lunch and snacks will be provied.
For more information, call 501-324-8873 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.