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Innovation for Change: What Will it Take to Prevent Chronic Disease?

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST

Atlanta Marriott Northeast/Emory Area (Century Center)
2000 Century Boulevard Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30345
United States

Chronic diseases are the leading causes of death in America. While great strides have been made, the remaining needs are undeniable. What will it take to prevent chronic diseases so a child born today can live a long, healthy life?

Hear from a panel of researchers and prevention experts as they discuss how we can work to reduce the burden of chronic disease through technological innovation, public-private partnerships, community engagement and data science.

4:30-5:00 pm - Networking and Refreshments
5:00-6:30 pm - Panel Discussion


  • Maria Boyle, Senior Associate, Social and Economic Policy, Abt Associates

  • Matt Darling, Vice President, ideas42

  • Kristy Joseph, Public Health Advisor and Team Lead at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Debra Kibbe, Senior Research Associate, Georgia Health Policy Center

  • Diana Silimperi, M.D., Senior Vice President, Global Health, Abt Associates

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