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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Annual Public Health Policy Forum to be Held June 20

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The 22nd Annual Public Health Policy Forum will host a conversation on ways to control the rising costs of U.S. health care on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Former Governor Michael Dukakis will moderate the panel. Among confirmed panelists are: David Rosenbloom, PhD, Professor of Public Health at the Boston University School of Public Health and former Boston Commissioner of Health and Hospitals; and David Seltz, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission. “This will be a vibrant discussion on the ever changing landscape of health care.” “It’s a perfect opportunity to learn how current policies will impact us”, said Dr. Swannie Jett, Health Commissioner.

The forum, Health Care Reform: Putting the Brakes on Rising Health Care Costs will be held at the Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester Street, Brookline, MA.  Following a reception from 6:30-7 PM, the forum, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 7-9 PM. No registration is required.

Sponsored by the Friends of Brookline Public Health and the Brookline Adult and Community Education Program, the forum offers Brookline residents an opportunity to hear experts discuss lessons from past state and federal efforts, evidence-based reform strategies, and implications for public health equity.

The Public Health Policy Forum is co-sponsored by the Brookline Department of Public Health, the Brookline Council on Aging, the League of Women Voters of Brookline, the Brookline Commission for Women, the Brookline Department of Veterans Services, and the Brookline Department of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations.


Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Time: Reception 6:30pm-7:00pm, Forum 7:00pm-9:00pm

Location: Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester Street

Contact: Dr. Swannie Jett, Director of Public Health and Human Services, 617-730-2300


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