Waycross, Georgia (PRWEB) February 20, 2013
The Fourth Annual Georgia Partnership for Telehealth, Inc. Conference, Impacting Lives Through Applied Technology, will bring together leaders in the field of telehealth. Keynote speakers include three past American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Presidents including Dr. Bernard A. Harris Jr. MD, MBA, FACP, Dr. Jay H. Sanders MD, FACP, FACCAAI, and Dr. Dale Alverson, MD also back by popular demand Andrew Tubman MT-BC. The Conference will be held in Savannah, Georgia March 18 - 20, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency. Registration is currently open.
More about the keynote speaker:
Dr. Bernard Harris is currently Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of Vesalius Ventures, Inc., a venture capital firm, that invest in early to mid stage Healthcare technologies and companies.
Prior to Vesalius Ventures, Dr. Harris was at NASA for ten years, where he conducted research in musculoskeletal physiology and disuse osteoporosis. Later, as Head of the Exercise Countermeasure Project, he conducted clinical investigations of space adaptation and developed in-flight medical devices to extend Astronaut stays in space, which involved the use of telemetry. A veteran astronaut for over eighteen years, he has logged more than 438 hours and traveled over 7.2 million miles in space. On his second flight, Dr. Harris conducted the first telemedicine conference from space with the Mayo Clinic and became the “First African American to walk in Space”. In 2009, he was elected Vice President of the American Telemedicine Association. He was elected President of the American Telemedicine Association in 2011, serving for a one- year term that ended in 2012.
Jay H. Sanders, M.D., is the CEO of The Global Telemedicine Group, Professor of Medicine (Adjunct) at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and a Founding Board Member and President Emeritus of the American Telemedicine Association. Known to m
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