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Chronic Disease: A Common-sense Approach to Solving Complex Health Issues

Program Agenda

9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 10:05 a.m.

Event Registration and Networking Welcome Matthew Mahood, President, San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce Greetings and Opening Commentary The Chronic Disease Challenge in California and the Nation Kenneth Thorpe, PhD., Chairman, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, Robert W. Woodruff Professor Chair of the Department of Health Policy & Management Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University

10:30 a.m. 11:15 a.m.

The Feedback Loop: Improving Human Behavior Thomas Goetz, Executive Editor, Wired Magazine Discussion Reacting to Presentations Moderator: Susan Dentzer, Editor-in-Chief, Health Affairs Dr. Kent Bradley, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Safeway, Inc. Dr. Julie Andersen, Professor and Researcher, Buck Institute for Research on Aging Steve Skurnac, President, Sims Recycling Solutions Dr. John Farquhar, Professor of Medicine and Health Research and Policy, Founder and Senior Faculty Member, Stanford Prevention Research Center Sandra Perez, Director, Office of the Patient Advocate Micah Weinberg, Senior Health Policy Advisor, Bay Area Council

12:00 p.m. 12:15 p.m.

Break Luncheon and Feature Presentation, Your Best Life Dr. Travis Stork, Healthy Lifestyle Author; Emergency Room Physician and Host, The Doctors Conclusion

1:00 p.m.

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