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The Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority (FDHA), proud owners of Grady Health Systems (GHS) is sponsoring its 5th Annual FDHA Health Summit on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 265 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303.
The summit’s theme is “Building a Healthy Community: One Step at a Time”. The purpose of the Health Summit is to build a healthy community by sharing resources and solutions through various workshops, a town hall forum, and wellness screenings.
SUMMIT AGENDA & SCHEDULE
7:30 AM Registration
8:15 AM – 8:45 AM Opening Session
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM Morning Session 1
Cancer | You CAN Win: Steps to Addressing Cancer
Obesity | Weight Matters
Mental Health | Mind Matters: It Takes Two to Tango
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM Morning Session 2
Violence | America’s Challenge: A Movement to End Violence in Our Communities
Diabetes | Don’t Sugarcoat It
Heart | Give Me A Beat
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM HIV Luncheon Panel: RED ALERT: Unmasking the Truth About HIV
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Town Hall: Good Health is Your Wealth
The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority will host community follow up forums in DeKalb and Fulton County to address issues of violence in the community. The goal is to help attendees discover, discuss and implement positive solutions to reduce violence.
DeKalb County Forum
January 21, 2016
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Porter Sanford Performing Arts and Community Center
Fulton County Forum
January 27, 2016
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Villages at Carver Family YMCA
Sessions are suitable for adults and youth.
Admission is FREE but registration is required.
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The Brighter DeKalb Foundation, a not-for-profit organization established to support behavioral health and developmental disability services provided by the DeKalb Community Service Board, has been selected as a 2014 Healthcare Champion by the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority.
Brighter DeKalb Foundation will receive the Healthcare Champion award during a special reception held on December 7, 2014, prior to the start of the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority’s 3rd Annual Health Summit. The Healthcare Champion award recognizes and encourages exceptional work in the health industry.
“We are delighted to present Brighter DeKalb Foundation with this award in recognition of their commitment to providing quality behavioral health, developmental disability, and substance abuse services to the uninsured and underinsured youth and adults in DeKalb County, Georgia,” said Keri Norris, PhD, Chief of Health Policy and Administration at Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority.
“We are very proud to receive the award from The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority given their dedication to meeting the healthcare needs of the residents of Fulton and DeKalb counties,” said Brenda Cibulas, Chief Clinical Officer of DeKalb Community Service Board. “Winning the Healthcare Champion award is a respected validation of our evidence-based approach to providing the highest quality of behavioral health and developmental disability services to more than 10,000 individuals annually.”
For more information on the Brighter DeKalb Foundation and DeKalb CSB visit: www.dekcsb.org.
For more information on the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority visit: www.thefdha.com.