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Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC), in conjunction with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the University of Phoenix® College of Health Professions will host a forum on Thursday, May 12, 2016. This leadership conversation sponsored by the University of Phoenix College of Health Professions is part of a national Health Means Business campaign sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

The Health Means Business campaign engages local and regional businesses to empower healthier individuals and communities through education, employment and increased income. The forum  will focus on how business and community leaders can promote better health.

WHEN: Thursday, May 12, 2016 | 1:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Hyatt Regency Phoenix | 122 N. Second Street |  Phoenix AZ 85004
REGISTER: www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/phoenix-health-means-business-forum
KEYNOTE: Alan Gilbert, Director, Global Government and NGO Strategy,
Healthymagination, General Electric
PLENARY 1: Healthy Community: This expert panel will explore the health-related needs and priorities of greater Phoenix to empower attendees with concrete ideas
and tools to help create a healthier, more prosperous Phoenix.
·     Holly Orozco, Dean, Univ. of Phoenix College of Health Professions
·     Jeff Stelnik, SVP of Strategy, Sales & Marketing, Blue Cross Blue Shield
·     Jason Gillette, Director of School Health, Arizona Department of Education
PLENARY 2: Healthy Workforce: This expert panel will highlight successful case studies
from the Phoenix business community to empower attendees with concrete
ideas and tools to implement.
·     Dr. Angie Williams-McMichael, Dean, University of Phoenix
·     Maureen Sterbach, VP, Human Resources, Dignity Health
·     Jennifer Griffin, Manager, Fitness and Recreation, USAA
MEDIA: Members of the media are invited to attend at no cost.
Register: Register via email to CCCPress@uschamber.com
HASHTAG: #opportunity4health

Additional speakers will cover the following topics:

Jennifer Mellor, VP, Economic Development, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
Welcome Remarks

Dr. Jeff Lundy, Director, Health & Wellness Program, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Health Means Business: Campaign Overview

The Honorable Heather Carter, Arizona House of Representatives
Healthy Phoenix

Richard Crespin, Forum Moderator, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Audience Vital Issues Facing Phoenix

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About the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
Representing 2,400 businesses across Metropolitan Phoenix, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce is Arizona’s oldest and largest Chamber. The Chamber supports the growth and development of business by offering networking and marketing opportunities, money-saving programs and a voice in government, keeping its members informed, connected and prosperous. The Chamber also enhances members’ success by promoting economic development, entrepreneurship and a connection to the community.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness and educating the public on how the free enterprise system improves society and the economy. The U.S .Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations. Learn more: www.uschamber.com.

University of Phoenix® College of Health Professions
The University of Phoenix® College of Health Professions is the first of its kind created for—and by—working adults. Its flexible programs offer a curriculum influenced by real industry expectations and taught by instructors who have actual experience in the health care world. Providing a wide array of programs that keep pace with emerging trends and best practices, The University of Phoenix® College of Health Professions offers concentrations such as informatics, long-term care, nursing administration, nursing education, medical billing and coding and electronic health records and more. Learn more: www.phoenix.edu/colleges_divisions/health-sciences-nursing.html.

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