Edgewood College: Executive Speaker Series: Disparities in Healthcare in African-American Communities

Contact: Ed Taylor, Director of Strategic Communications 608-663-2333

Madison, Wis. (February 14, 2018) – Edgewood College is pleased to invite Greater Madison to the next event in our School of Business Executive Speaker Series: Disparities in Healthcare in African-American Communities. This panel discussion will take place 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Thursday, February 22, 2018, in Anderson Auditorium. The event is free.

Healthcare experts will discuss how to improve healthcare disparities in the African-American community in infant mortality rates, mental health services, patient education, healthcare services, and more.

Panelists include Lisa Peyton-Caire, Founder and President of The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness; Dr. Jasmine Zapata, MD, UW Health and Clinics; Claude Gilmore, Former COO with Community Health Systems, Inc.; Holly Klawitter, Lecturer in the School of Business and Coordinator for the MBA in Health Systems Leadership Program will serve as Moderator.

Please visit www.edgewood.edu/executive-speaker-series for more information, and to RSVP.

About Edgewood College

Located in Madison, Wis., Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college in the Dominican tradition. We serve approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students at our Monroe Street and Deming Way campuses, and online. The College offers more than 40 academic and professional programs, including master’s degrees in business, education, and nursing, and doctoral degrees in educational leadership and nursing practice. For more information about Edgewood College, please visit www.edgewood.edu, or call Ed Taylor in Marketing & Strategic Communications at 608-663-2333.