Angela Go, 404-413-1083
Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions
ATLANTA – Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., president of the Institute of Medicine, will deliver the 10th annual J. Rhodes Haverty Lecture at 7 p.m., Nov. 1, in the Georgia State University Student Center Ballroom.
This event, hosted by the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions, is free and open to the public. A 6 p.m. reception precedes the lecture. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Call 404-413-1100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a seat.
Dr. Fineberg has devoted much of his academic career to the fields of health policy and medical decision making. His past research has focused on the process of policy development and implementation, assessment of medical technology, evaluation and use of vaccines, and dissemination of medical innovations.
Dr. Fineberg founded and served as president for the Society for Medical Decision Making. He has also been a consultant to the World Health Organization. At the Institute of Medicine, he has chaired and served on a number of panels dealing with health policy issues, ranging from AIDS to new medical technology.
He is co-author of the books “Clinical Decision Analysis, Innovators in Physician Education,” and “The Epidemic that Never Was,” an analysis of the controversial federal immunization program against the swine flu in 1976.
The Haverty Lecture was established in 2003 to honor the career of J. Rhodes Haverty, M.D., the founding dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences, the predecessor to the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions.
For more information, contact Angela Go at email@example.com or 404-413-1083.
10th annual J. Rhodes Haverty Lecture
Date: Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012
Time: 7 p.m. (reception at 6 p.m.)
Location: Georgia State University Student Center Ballroom, 44 Courtland St., Atlanta
Oct. 24, 2012