University of Washington School of Public Health
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2015 Distinguished Alumni Award
Mary Travis Bassett, MPH ’85
Dr. Mary Travis Bassett has devoted her 30-year career in public health to advancing health equity. Her work has taken her from addressing one of the world’s worst AIDS epidemics in Zimbabwe, to strengthening health systems in Africa, to establishing district health offices in disadvantaged neighborhoods of New York City. Since January 2014, she has served as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Read More
Monday, April 27 , 5:00pm-8:00pm
University of Washington Club (4020 E Stevens Way, Seattle, WA)
MHA Program Spring Alumni Event
Health Care Today: A Focus on Policy in Washington State
Featuring Keynote Speaker, Cassie Sauer, Senior Vice President, Advocacy & Government Affairs Washington State Hospital Association
Join health care executives from around Washington State on Monday, April 27, for networking and a panel discussion on current policy topics, including telemedicine, mental health, scope of practice, medical training, and health care funding.
Date: April 27, 2015
Location: University of Washington Club (4020 E Stevens Way, Seattle, WA)
- Dr. Kathryn Beattie, Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer at Valley Medical Center
- Cassie Sauer, Senior Vice President, Advocacy & Government Affairs at the Washington State Hospital Association
- Steve Saxe, Director, Office of Community Health Systems at the Washington State Department of Health
5-6pm: Networking reception (appetizers and beverage served)
5-7pm: Presentation by Cassie Sauer
7-8pm: Panel Discussion
Eligible ACHE members can receive up to 1.5 Face-to-Face Education hours.
Alumni and WSHEF Members: $50
This event is presented by the UW MHA Program and WSHEF.