February 14, 2013

Panel discussion tackles child/maternal health issues, Monday, Feb. 18

Experts in global pediatric health from Vanderbilt, Save the Children and the Tennessee Department of Health are set to discuss the major challenges health providers face to keep children healthy.

Meg Rush, M.D., chief of staff and executive medical director at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, will give opening remarks and will moderate the panel.

The panel discussion takes place Monday, Feb. 18, in 208 Light Hall from 3 to 4:30 p.m., and will be followed by a reception in the North Lobby of Light Hall.

Registration is required for this free event at https://www.childrenshospital.vanderbilt.org/interior.php?mid=9980

Panelists:

Muktar Aliyu, M.D., MPH, Dr.PH., assistant professor of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health

Mary Beth Powers, director of Newborn and Child Survival Campaign, Save the Children

Michael Warren, M.D., MPH, assistant commissioner, Tennessee Department of Health