PRIOR to co-host "Children's Health in NJ" summit, Oct. 17
The Woodrow Wilson School's Policy Research Institute for the Region will co-host the third and final event in their series "The Health Enterprise in New Jersey: Education, Access, Quality & Research," on Friday, October 17, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus.
The event, titled “Summit for Children's Health in New Jersey,” will convene scholars, practitioners and leaders in the field to examine the topics of prenatal care and infant mortality; the pediatric workforce; infrastructure; the medical home; the State Children's Health Insurance Program; and government affairs. Ultimately, the summit will explore best-practice models, present the opportunity for comparative analysis and allow for a consideration of the measures required to achieve progress in New Jersey.
Richard Keevey, Director of the School’s Policy Research Institute for the Region and Daniel Notterman, Professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University will give the opening remarks.
James Perrin, M.D., professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Division of General Pediatrics and the Center for Child & Adolescent Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, will deliver the keynote luncheon address,
The series, co-sponsored by The Policy Research Institute for the Region and the Department of Molecular Biology, is intended to address various aspects of the health enterprise in New Jersey, with a particular emphasis on education, access, quality and research. Healthcare scholars, leaders, experts and practitioners will convene to share their insights and explore policy solutions to one of the most critical issues facing the state.
The Policy Research Institute for the Region was established to bring together policy makers in the local New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania region with researchers and students from the University and other institutes to address pressing policy issues and new, focused research.
This event is free and open to the public. All attendees should register at The Policy Research Institute’s website.