Friday, October 23, 2009

H1N1 Preparedness Summit to be Held at Potomac Hospital

In an effort to educate community healthcare providers on the latest H1N1 preparedness plans and strategies, Potomac Hospital is holding an H1N1Preparedness Summit for Community-Based Physicians on Monday, October 26, at 6:00 p.m. An expert panel will discuss strategies to minimize effects of the Novel H1N1 Virus.

Expert Speakers & Panel Participants:

  • Mark J. Levine, M.D., MPH, Deputy Commissioner for Emergency Preparedness and Response Programs, Virginia Department of Health
  • John Symington, M.D., Infectious Disease Specialist
  • Alison Ansher, M.D., MPH, District Director, Prince William Health District
  • Jasmine Matheson, MPH, Epidemiologist, PWC Health Department
  • Frankie Picard, Vice President, Emergency Preparedness, Potomac Hospital
  • Wendy Atkinson, R.N., MSN Associate Director of Nursing, Emergency Preparedness, Potomac Hospital

Attention Editors: If you are interested in covering the summit or interviewing panelists, please contact Charlene Wilkins at 703-670-1236 or *This event is not open to the public.