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FMU to hold health forum, Sept. 11

FLORENCE – Health care providers, faculty members and students can get help with options for health care reform at a special forum to be held at Francis Marion University on Thursday, Sept. 11. 

Sponsored by FMU and supported by Anderson Brothers Bank, the forum, “Got Health? Access to Care in the Pee Dee and Beyond,” will focus on access to care and on increasing availability of health care coverage.  

The forum will be held in the Cauthen Educational Media Center’s Lowrimore Auditorium on campus from 1-5:15 p.m. 

Speakers include Thornton Kirby, chief executive officer for the South Carolina Hospital Association; Don DiPette, dean of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine; Carolyn Thiedke of South Carolinians for Universal Health Care; and Nortin Hadler, a University of North Carolina rheumatologist.

The forum is free and no advance registration is required. For more information, contact event organizer and director of FMU Rural Community Health Programs, Paul DeMarco, at 843-661-1845.

#25 /9-10-08


Last Published: September 10, 2008 3:32 PM
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