First state summit on health at USM

Published 12:00 am Sunday, April 17, 2011

The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Health will host the first Mississippi Health Summit on April 29 at the Trent Lott Center on the Hattiesburg campus.

Health care professionals will discuss economic and work force development and research. Dr. Rick deShazo of the University of Mississippi Medical Center and host of Mississippi Public Radio’s “Southern Remedy” will be the keynote speaker.

The summit will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is being co-sponsored by the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Forrest General Hospital, the Mississippi Hospital Association and the Mississippi Public Health Association.

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