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From Communities to Countries: Making Health Systems Sustainable

Thu, 27 Mar 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

JMU Festival Conference and Student Center, Highlands Room

As part of the Viewpoints on Health: Huber Memorial Speaker Series, JMU Alum Kristen Cooney, M.A. (Class of 1985), will deliver a talk on sustainable health systems. Ms. Cooney has 28 years of experience working for international NGOs as well as for USAID. Her experience worldwide includes leading and managing a variety of reproductive health, maternal and child health, and other health programs, ensuring their success through capacity building, supportive supervision and expert guidance, quality assurance, results management, problem solving, and strong collaboration.

This event is organized by the Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services and the College of Health and Behavioral Studies at James Madison University and is part of a larger programming schedule for A Book for the 'Burg, a new community reading experience. The event is free of charge, open to the public, and does not require participants to have read the book.

Parking is available to campus visitors in the D2 lot between 5:30pm and 7:00pm. No permit is required. A campus parking map is available here. All regulations for JMU students, faculty and staff will remain in effect, and students attending the event are required to park in appropriate student parking lots with a JMU parking permit. Visitors are not allowed to park in specialty spaces such as Service Vehicle spaces, handicap spaces without proper permit, or expired meters. Visitors are also prohibited from parking in Fire Lanes.


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