Navigation Links
Maryland Business, Academic and Biopharma Groups Underscore Commitment to Medical Innovation, Finding Cures for Cancer and Other Diseases and Supporting the Economy
Date:3/16/2009

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by We Work for Health of Maryland:

WHAT: We Work for Health of Maryland is a coalition of leaders in research, medicine, public health, academia, education, labor and business that will discuss the impact of the bioscience community on Maryland and highlight factors important to the survival and growth of medical innovation in Maryland.

President Obama has called for a new effort to cure cancer and fight other major illnesses in our lifetime. Addressing this call to action, We Work for Health will highlight through research, roundtable discussions and other forums the importance of regional medical innovation to the state's economy and the fight to cure cancer and other illnesses. Participants in We Work for Health will discuss the specific challenges facing American medical innovators today, including policies to promote innovations that will improve the health of Americans and the economy.

WHO: John Hurson, VP for Government Affairs - Personal Care Products Council

Howard Schiff, President, Maryland Pharmacists Association

Tom Sadowski, Executive Director, Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore

The Honorable Irma Raker, Former Associate Justice, Maryland Court of Appeals

Partial list of partner organizations:

Arthritis Foundation, Maryland Chapter

Baltimore Medical System

Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore

Greater Baltimore Committee

Greater Baltimore Tech Council

Greater Washington Board of Trade

Maryland Hospital Association

Maryland Optometrists Association

Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers

Tech Council of Maryland

WHEN: March 19, 2009

9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Calvert House, State Circle, Annapolis, MD

The United States -- and Maryland, in particular -- has been a worldwide leader in medical innovation and scientific discovery. Medical innovation is a critical element of our state's and nation's economy. Maryland medical innovators create thousands of high-paying jobs, and their discoveries are integral in the fight to cure cancer and other illnesses. We Work for Health believes that Maryland could innovate its way out of the economic crisis by adopting public policies that advance medical innovation and progress.

    CONTACT: Dan Ronayne,
    202-870-4902,
    Josh White,
    410-269-5066


'/>"/>
SOURCE We Work for Health of Maryland
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. University of Maryland Business School Continues Executive Education Leadership With Maryland State Medical Society Partnership
2. Executive Chairman of Medifast Bradley MacDonald Selected to Participate in Leadership Maryland
3. Maryland Lawyer Steve Nolan Advocates for Lung Health as National Board Chair of the American Lung Association
4. United Way of Central Maryland Aims to Raise $1 Million for Emergency Food, Shelter and Utility Assistance
5. Dialysis Corporation of America Announces Acquisition of Maryland Dialysis Center
6. Caregivers in Maryland Call for Increased Funding, Support
7. Emdeon Selected by the Maryland Hospital Association to Power the Maryland Transaction Data Interchange
8. Caregiving Company AmeriCare Adds Franchise in Maryland
9. Maryland Stem Cell Commission Issues Requests for Applications
10. Maryland Restaurateur, Sports Celebs Raise Over $300K for Charity
11. Maryland Health Care Commission Selects gloStream To Help Implement Statewide Electronic Health Record Initiatives
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... On Friday, June 10, ... Bronze Wellness at Work award to iHire in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in ... the 7th annual Maryland Workplace Health & Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer from a ... such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid this pain ... following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range of emotions, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... International Conference and Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant ... of the grants came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® of San Diego, ... and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to and from their ... to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. Getting to and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The ... published in Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016 Research and Markets has announced ... Diagnostic Tests" report to their offering. ... The World Market for Companion Diagnostics covers ... Market analysis in the report includes the following: ... Diagnostic Kits) by Region (N. America, EU, ROW), 2015-2020 ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , Belgium , June 24, ... VNRX), today announced the appointment of Dr. ... Directors as a Non-Executive Director, effective June 23, ... Audit, Compensation and Nominations and Governance Committees.  As ... Futcher will provide independent expertise and strategic counsel ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Research and Markets has announced ... Forecast to 2022" report to their offering. ... the patients with kidney failure, it replaces the function of ... patient,s blood and thus the treatment helps to keep the ... balance. Increasing number of ESRD patients & ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: