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Human Health Building
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Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 370-3562
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School of Health Sciences

Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-3562
shs@oakland.edu

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
(248) 370-2369
shs@oakland.edu

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Healthology

3rd Annual | April 30 - May 1, 2019

The Healthology Symposium “where science, practice, and social interests meet", celebrates impactful practices, research and scholarship affecting health outcomes.  

BETTER upstream Health, BETTER downstream Care:  It takes a Team

Presented by Dean Kevin Arthur Ball and Board Chair Ewa Matuszewski, CEO Medical Network One

Health care leaders and providers gather to discuss collaborative approaches for addressing the "upstream" social determinants of health in achieving better "downstream" care.  This symposium is a call for public awareness and professional action.  #OUHealthology 

APRIL 30TH EVENT DETAILS

Please join us for the 2019 Healthology Symposium

Tuesday, April 30 | 5:00 p.m.
Oakland Center, Banquet Rooms

Public forum led by Michael Laposata M.D., Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Pathology at the University of Texas medical branch.


“How Diagnostic Medical Teams Improve Care”

This event is free and open to the public.
May 1st Event Details

Wednesday, May 1 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Human Health Building, Room 1050  

Moderated by Lila Lazarus

7:30-8:30  Registration and breakfast

8:30-9:00  Welcome

9:00-10:00  Keynote

"Crucial Conversations When Stakes are High" Janelle Chiasera, PhD and Michael Laposata, MD

Breakout sessions will be delivered in four tracks  

A. Social Determinants of Health
B. Diagnostic Sciences
C. Community Practice
D. Health/Medical Systems

10:15-11:45  Interactive Breakout 1: 

A: “Screening Patients for SDOH, Now What?: Perspectives from Innovative Community Models”  Karly Saez, MS, RD

B: “Infectious Disease and SDOH” Rodney Rohde, PhD

C: “SDOH in mid-MI community”  Greg Stefanek, DO

D: “Elder access and utilization of care: lessons from the provider and purchaser"  Gina Buccalo, MD, and Judith M. Fouladbakhsh, PhD, RN

12:00-1:00

lunch, networking, community service agencies 

1:00-2:30  Interactive Breakout 2:     

A: “Screening Patients for SDOH, Now What?:  Perspective from the Community Based Health Centers”  Central City, Dorothy Austin and Gary Bernstein Clinic, Ashley Samson and Justin Brox

B: “The Impact of Epigenetics On SDOH"  Colter Mitchell, PhD

C: “Pathway Home:  Bridging Behavioral Health and Primary Care with Community Services" Jasper Gill, DO and Lenora Hardy-Foster, MBA

D: “Interoperability, How Can We Make This Work?”  Kevin Nortrup, CSEP, CPHIMS

2:45-4:15  Panel Discussion 

Weaving in Team-based care concepts to address SDOH
Janelle Chiasera, PhD,
Kimberlydawn Wisdom, MD,
Neely Thati, MD
Margaret Dimond, PhD

4:15-4:45  Wrap Up & Next Steps

Sponsorship Opportunities

Benefactor’s Society—$10,000
Reserved VIP seating at Public Forum for six people
Six tickets to the reception with keynote speaker following the public forum
Six registrations to attend Symposium
Company name displayed on program, listed on website
Recognition from the podium at Public Forum
Signage prominently displayed at the entrances of both events
Display table at both events (optional hosting opportunity)
(FMV $1,200)

Black and Gold Circle—$5,000
Reserved VIP seating at Public Forum for four people
Four tickets to the reception with keynote speaker following the public forum
Four registrations to attend Symposium
Company name displayed on program, listed on website
Recognition from the podium at Public Forum
Signage prominently displayed at the entrances of both events
Display table at both events (optional hosting opportunity)
(FMV $800)

Dean’s Circle—$2,500
Reserved VIP seating at Public Forum for two people
Two tickets to the reception with keynote speaker following the public forum
Two registrations to attend Symposium
Company name displayed on program, listed on website
(FMV $400)

Leadership Donors—$1,000
Reserved VIP seating at Public Forum for two people
Two tickets to the reception with keynote speaker following the public forum
Company name displayed on program, listed on website
(FMV $100)

Lunch Sponsor —$5,000
Registration for four people to attend Symposium
Four tickets to the reception with keynote speaker following the public forum
Company name displayed at dining space, listed on website
Display table at both events (optional hosting opportunity)
(FMV $800)

Breakfast Sponsor—$2,500
Registration for two people to attend Symposium
Two tickets to the reception with keynote speaker following the public forum
Company name displayed at dining space, listed on website
Recognition from the podium during Symposium
Display table at both events (optional hosting opportunity)
(FMV $400)

Symposium Supporters—$1,000
Registration for two people to attend Symposium
Company name displayed on program and listed on website
Support for breakout session available
(FMV $300)

Please contact Sarah Brown at (248) 364-8798 or sarahbrown@oakland.edu for additional information.

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Past - Healthology 2018
The 2018 Healthology Symposium was devoted to public and environmental wellness. Our theme, "Better upstream health, better downstream care" reflected the need to explore s ocial determinants of health, the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age. They include factors such as:
  • Access to health care
  • Education opportunities
  • Employment opportunities
  • Physical environment 
  • Socioeconomic conditions
  • Social support networks

Tuesday, April 17 | 6:30 pm | Public Forum | Oakland Center, Banquet Room
TedTalk speaker, Rishi Manchanda, M.D., MPH

Wednesday, April 18 | 7:30-5:30 pm | CME Credits Human Health Building, Room 1050
Breakout sessions and closing remarks from Paul Grundy, M.D., MPH, FACOEM, FACPM.

THANK YOU TO OUR 2018 SPONSORS:

Benefactor's Society
Ora Hirsch Pescovitz
MedNetOne Health Solutions

Black and Gold Circle
Ascension Crittenton
Kevin Arthur Ball
Carrot Wellness
Priority Health

Dean's Circle
Telva McGruder

Leadership Donors

McLaren Oakland
Michael Antaran
Art and Joanne Griggs

Breakfast Sponsor
Health Alliance Plan (HAP)

Symposium Supporters
HealthQuest Physical Therapy
Integrated Health Partners
Oakland Physician Network Services (OPNS)
PatientPing