Chopra, Harkin, Kurzweil, Ornish, Khan Top Race & Reconciliation Conclave on Health and Wellness
In addition to Chopra, Kurzweil, Harkin, Khan and Ornish, there will be over 40 experts from across the country, including former FDA Commissioner
“We’re very pleased that the July discussions prompted such a positive national response,” said Secretary Cohen. “This is clearly being reflected in the scope and level of thought leader participation as we prepare to address on Monday the key aspects of health issues that affect black and white citizens throughout our country.”
The conference is open to the press and will be carried live over the Internet via CNN.com. The Internet audience will be able to pose questions to conference presenters during the roundtable sessions. A conference agenda is attached.
For more information and to cover the event, contact Langhart Communications.
RACE AND RECONCILIATION IN AMERICA: HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR ALL MARCH 16, 2009 NATIONAL PRESS CLUB - 529 14TH STREET NW, 13TH FLOOR WASHINGTON, D.C 20045 Hosted by The Hon. William S. Cohen and Janet Langhart Cohen AGENDA 7:30am-8:30am Registration 8:30am-8:45am Welcome and opening remarks: The Hon. William S. Cohen Janet Langhart Cohen Senator Tom Harkin 8:45am -9:45am Setting the Scene: Dr. Michael Roizen Chairman and Chief Wellness Officer, Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute Co-Founder and Chair, Scientific Advisory Board, RealAge.com Dr. Dean Ornish Founder and President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute Author, Eat More, Weigh Less; The Spectrum 9:45 am-11am SESSION I: What Is Wellness? Dr. Deepak Chopra Founder, The Chopra Center for Wellbeing Co-founder and President, Alliance for a New Humanity 11am-11:15am BREAK 11:15am- 12:30pm SESSION II: The Economics of Wellness Larry Cohen, MSW Founder and Executive Director, The Prevention Institute Dr. Irwin Redlener, President and Co-Founder, Children's Health Fund Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach, Senior Advisor, Greenleaf Health LLC Former Commissioner, US Food and Drug Administration Former Director, National Cancer Institute 12:30pm-2pm LUNCHEON SESSION: Keynote Speaker: Ray Kurzweil President, Kurzweil Technologies Author, The Age of Intelligent Machines; The Age of Spiritual Machines; The Singularity is Near 2pm-3:15pm SESSION III: The Obstacles to Wellness Larry Adelman, Executive Producer, Unnatural Causes Series Co-Director, California Newsreel Dr. Tania Heller Medical Director, Washington Center for Eating Disorders And Adolescent Obesity Dr. Sharon Malone Foxhall OB-GYN Associates 3:15pm-4:30pm SESSION IV: Educating Our Citizens: What Must We Know? What Must We Teach? Dr. Mehmood Khan Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, PepsiCo Ginny Ehrlich Executive Director, Alliance for a Healthier Generation Chris Irish Diabetes Nurse Educator, Central Maine Medical Center
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