This group will identify specific ways the proposed new organization can work with ETSU and other academic institutions to substantially enhance the health and economic development of the region by expanding research, training, and the application of public health policy to improve health.
Each work group will hold public meetings that will rotate throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
The steering committees will hold separate meetings to examine top health issues and also review presentations from health experts and community members.
Here is the upcoming meeting schedule (meetings are from 9:30 am – Noon):
9/24 9:30 a.m. Millennium Centre, Johnson City
10/28 9:30 a.m. SWVA Higher Education Center, Abingdon
12/2 9:30 a.m. Millennium Centre, Johnson City
- Dr. Wilsie Bishop, VP for health affairs and COO of ETSU
- Jake Schrum, president of Emory & Henry