Sacramento forum to focus on impact of global health on California

By Kristen Bole

WHAT Media are invited to attend panel sessions and lunch address. WHERE UC Sacramento Center 1130 K Street, lower level (one block from State Capitol) Sacramento WHEN Monday, June 8 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. WHY From worldwide pandemics to training the leaders of the future, the health of the globe’s population looms large in California: international travelers and students visit or immigrate here; California companies in health care, technology and other fields base their corporate strategies on global markets and workforces; and the state monitors global health and implements strategies to protect Californians when the world’s health problems impact the state. Each of these elements has both a human and financial impact on the state and its citizens, and the proposed school aims to develop and foster leadership in each. UCSF Global Health Sciences is dedicated to fostering collaboration in the field and is leading the effort to create a School of Global Health. INTERVIEW, PHOTO AND AUDIO/VIDEO OPPORTUNITIES University of California leaders working to establish a new system-wide School of Global Health; Mary Woolley, President of Research!America; Howard Backer, California Health and Human Services. Media interested in attending or seeking further information should contact Laura Marshall on the day of the event on cell phone 510-388-9183.