The mission of Health Connect South is to serve the health community as a sustainable platform for regional health collaborations. Through our collective work, we seek to define and advance the Southeast’s role in the future of health. Serving as a gateway between health industry silos, we seek to facilitate unique and meaningful partnerships.

2019 Featured Speakers — more coming soon!

9:00AM- Opening Remarks
9:15AM - Welcome Keynote

Welcome Keynote: James Weyhenmeyer, PhD, Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Georgia State University

10:25AM - 5 Minute Break

5 Minute Break

11:15AM - HCS Best Collaboration Award: Georgia Center for Diabetes Translation Research

Presenter: Kathryn Lawler, Executive Director, Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement (ARCHI)

  • Emory and Partners MSM, Georgia Tech Establish Collaborative Diabetes Research Center: Georgia Diabetes Translation Research Center (GDTRC)
  • UAB & Hudson Alpha: Genetics initiative to improve health for Alabama residents
  • OneFlorida Research Consortium
  • Wellstar CHT & GTRI: Solving the PCP access problem in NW Georgia with CareLink
  • American Cancer Society & the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) to expand access to 16 essential cancer treatment medications in Africa
11:35AM - HCS UnSung Hero Award: Georgia Research Alliance
1:30PM - Networking Break: Innovate, Integrate, Motivate
2:15PM - Student Presentation: Benjamin Li, MD & MBA Candidate, Vanderbilt University

Introduction: Meredith Swartz, Outreach Manager, Health Connect South

  • Presenter: Benjamin Li, MD & MBA Candidate, Vanderbilt University
4:40PM - Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks

4:45PM - HCS Reception

HCS Reception


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