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Nationally recognized health-care experts will lead free and open-to-the-public panel discussions at the Arizona Health Forum, “Achieving Affordable Health Care,” in Tucson on March 3. A concurrent Health and Wellness Fair will feature free health screenings and information.
Arizonans will be able to ask questions of nationally recognized health-care experts at the University of Arizona on March 3 during a free health forum to address the facts and myths of the impact of changes in health-care programs, laws and policies.
Arizona Health Forum attendees can chose between two of three interactive panel discussions: Access to Health Care, Quality of Health Care or the Rising Cost of Health Care.
Besides the panel discussions, the agenda includes the forum's keynote presentation, "A National Strategy for Health Care," by Dr. Richard H. Carmona, the 17th Surgeon General of the United States and a distinguished professor in the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, at 1 p.m., which will be followed with a response by J. Lyle Bootman, UA senior vice president for health sciences.
The interactive panel discussions will be held in the Roy P. Drachman Hall, 1295 N. Martin Ave. and will feature the following experts:
A concurrent Health and Wellness Fair with free health information and screenings will be held 1:30-4:30 p.m. on the AHSC campus' Walkway of Wellness at Roy P. Drachman Hall, 1295 N. Martin Ave. Pre-registration for the fair is not required.