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National Health Experts to Announce Creation of Bipartisan Coalition to Fight Maryland's Growing Burden of Chronic Disease Tuesday at Inner Harbor
Date:4/10/2009

17th U.S. Surgeon General joining newly-elected PhRMA chair to support efforts to address the rising health costs and economic burden of chronic disease in Maryland

BALTIMORE, April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, 17th United States Surgeon General (2002-2006) and President of the non-profit Canyon Ranch Institute, and AstraZeneca CEO David Brennan, newly elected Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), will join state and local leaders in addition to partner organizations in launching a partnership to address the burden of chronic disease in Maryland.

Who: The Maryland chapter of the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) has 38 statewide partners, 127 national partners and a distinguished panel of co-chairs including:

  • Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Former Lieutenant Governor (due to travel is unable to attend launch but is available for interviews other times)
  • Miguel McInnis, M.P.H., Chief Executive Officer of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers
  • Fred Mason, President of the Maryland State and D.C. AFL-CIO
  • Sharon D. Allison-Ottey, M.D., Executive Director of The COSHAR Foundation

What: PFCD is holding a press conference to announce the formation of its Maryland chapter and highlight the health costs and financial burden of chronic disease in the state of Maryland. More than 3.2 million Marylanders suffer from at least one chronic disease, and $25 billion is spent on chronic disease treatment and management.

When: Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 10 a.m.

Where: National Aquarium

501 E Pratt St, Pier 3

Baltimore, MD 21202

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