Join us for the June Early Bird Breakfast as we welcome David Addiss, MD, MPH, from the Task Force for Global Health, one of the largest non-profit organizations in the world, headquartered in Atlanta.
Learn more about the Task Force here: http://www.atlantamagazine.com/health/unsung-saviors-decaturs-task-force-global-health-helping-eliminate-horrific-diseases/
and here: www.taskforce.org
Addiss currently serves as Director of the Focus Area for Compassion and Ethics and Senior Advisor to the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy, through the Task Force. After working as a general medical practitioner in a migrant health clinic in the San Joaquin Valley of California, David trained in public health at The Johns Hopkins University in 1985 and a completed a Preventive Medicine residency at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 1988.
He is an Adjunct Professor at Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University and at the Eck Institute for Global Health, University of Notre Dame, where he teaches global health ethics. Current interests include global health ethics; the role of compassion in global health; mindfulness, moral distress and divided loyalties in global health; and the ethics of disease elimination.
Please join WellStar West Georgia Medical Center
for coffee and networking in the McLellan Parlor prior to the breakfast. Breakfast will be provided by C’sons/Mare Sol
To register online click the Register Now button above. You may also call 706-884-8671 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To guarantee your seat and receive advance registration discount, please submit by June 7.