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Brown to host health care reform panel

October 4, 2013  |  Media Contact: Courtney Coelho |  401-863-7287
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Brown University will bring together a panel of experts to discuss “American Health Care Reform: Lessons Learned from International Systems” on Thursday, October 10, 2013, at 4 p.m. at the Alpert Medical School. Former President of Chile Ricardo Lagos will open the discussion. The event can be watched live online here

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — A panel of experts on health care and international policy will come together for a discussion of "American Health Care Reform: Lessons Learned from International Systems," on Thursday, October 10, 2013, at 4 p.m. at the Alpert Medical School, 222 Richmond St. Sponsored by the Brown University School of Public Health and the Watson Institute for International Studies, this event is free and open to the public. It can be watched live online here.  

Former President of Chile Ricardo Lagos, Brown University professor at large, will open the discussion. Other participants include Richard Locke, director of the Watson Institute; Terrie Fox Wetle, dean of public health; Vincent Mor, professor of health services, policy, and practice; James Morone, professor of political science and urban studies; and Rhode Island Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts

The audience will be invited to ask questions following the discussion.

Who
• Ricardo Lagos, former President of Chile and Brown University professor at large
• Richard Locke, director of the Watson Institute for International Studies
• Terrie Fox Wetle, dean of the School of Public Health
• Vincent Mor, professor of health services, policy and practice
• James Morone, professor of political science and urban studies
• Elizabeth Roberts, lieutenant governor of the state of Rhode Island

What
A panel discussion on “American Health Care Reform: Lessons Learned from International Systems”

Where
Alpert Medical School
222 Richmond St., Room 170

When
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at 4 p.m.

Editors: Brown University has a fiber link television studio available for domestic and international live and taped interviews, and maintains an ISDN line for radio interviews. For more information, call (401) 863-2476.