Renaissance Institute holds health care forum in January

Renaissance Institute at College of Notre Dame of Maryland will present “Health Care – Diagnosis and Prognosis” January 30 at 9 a.m. in Knott Auditorium. The program will present cutting-edge information about the future of health care in the United States, with nationally and internationally known experts.

The speakers are:
• Peter Beilenson, M.D., MPH, health officer, Howard County
• Chi Van Dang, M.D., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins family professor in oncology research; professor of medicine, cell biology, oncology and pathology; and vice dean for research, School of Medicine
• Liddy Garcia-Bunuel, executive director, Healthy Howard Health Plan
• John Michael O’Brien, Pharm.D., MPH, assistant professor, clinical and administrative sciences, College of Notre Dame of Maryland School of Pharmacy

The program is being held as part of Renaissance Institute’s Scholars Forum series and will review academic, research and governmental changes in the fast-changing health care equation.

Renaissance Institute is a peer-taught program for those who have reached the age of 50. The institute offers two 13-week semesters of noncredit courses on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The classes, with at least 55 or more offerings each semester, are designed and led by members. Recent class topics include literature, public affairs, writing, history, philosophy, music, art, languages, film, science, computers and acting.

Admission to the forum is free, but reservations are required. For reservations and more information, contat Notre Dame of Maryland at (410) 532-5351. College of Notre Dame is located at 4701 North Charles Street.

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