Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Please join us for an hors d'oeuvre reception at 4:30 pm,
followed by the keynote address at 5:30 p.m. 

Location
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
401 South Broadway Camden, NJ 08103

RSVP by March 25, 2019

events-cooper-fdn@cooperhealth.edu 

   

Meet the Keynote Speaker

Lisa I. Iezzoni, MD, MSc 

Lisa I. Iezzoni, MD, MSc is Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and based at the Health Policy Research Center, Mongan Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Iezzoni has conducted numerous studies for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, National Institutes of Health, the Medicare agency, and private foundations. Her early career focused on risk adjustment methods for costs and clinical outcomes and assessing quality of care; she wrote and edited Risk Adjustment for Measuring Health Care Outcomes, now in its fourth edition. Since 1998, her research has focused on improving the lived experiences and health care quality of adults with disability. Her book When Walking Fails was published in 2003, and More Than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities, co-authored with Bonnie L. O’Day, appeared in 2006. Dr. Iezzoni also spends considerable volunteer time advocating for persons with disability. Representing Boston Center for Independent Living, she chaired the Medical Diagnostic Equipment Accessibility Standards Advisory Committee for the U.S. Access Board (2012-2013). Dr. Iezzoni is a member of the National Academy of Medicine in the National Academy of Sciences.

 

Funding for this event has been provided by Area VII Physicians. 

For more information, contact:

Amber Oakley
856.968.7436
oakley-amber@cooperhealth.edu