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Closing General Session

Wednesday, Nov. 19 | 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m.
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

The Closing General Session will feature Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation who will share her vision on achieving “A Culture of Health.” Her remarks will be followed by a conversation with some of the nation’s top health strategists on how to build the movement to get there.

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has more than 30 years of personal experience as a medical practitioner, policy-maker, professor and nonprofit executive.

Lavizzo-Mourey served as the Sylvan Eisman Professor of Medicine and Health Care Systems at the University of Pennsylvania. She directed Penn’s Institute on Aging and was chief of geriatric medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine.  She served as deputy administrator of what is now the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality and worked on the White House Health Care Reform Task Force, co-chairing the working group on quality of care.