Healthcare Symposium

03.07.2013 | Campus and Community, Health

The new federal healthcare law and controversies in preventive medicine are the focus of the fourth annual healthcare symposium sponsored by University of Dayton and Miami Valley Hospital.

The event begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at the University of Dayton Kennedy Union.  It is open to all physicians and health professionals as well as students interested in medical careers. Registration is required.

This year’s symposium will feature Dr. Marjorie Bowman, dean of Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, who will moderate a series of presentations on topics such as breast cancer and prostate cancer screenings, coronary artery disease screenings, immunizations and the role of genetic testing in preventive medicine. Presenters include Sherman Alter, M.D.; Mukul Chandra, M.D.; Margaret Dunn, M.D., MBA; Marvin Miller, M.D.; Joseph Scherger, M.D., MPH.

A luncheon will follow at 11:30 a.m. along with an address by Andrew Wapner, D.O., MPH, Chief Medical Officer at the Ohio Department of Health. Dr. Wapner’s address is titled “Healthcare Reform: Ohio 2013.” His presentation will specifically address the Affordable Care Act and its implementation in Ohio.

Physicians can earn up to 3.25 continuing medical education credits for attending the event.

The symposium is free to University of Dayton students. Registration is $50 for healthcare professionals and $10 for all other students. To register, visit the related link. For more information, call 937-229-3545.

For more information, contact Cameron Fullam, assistant director of media relations, at 937-229-3256 or