Common Health 9/16/15

Host: Jim Fisher
Engineer: John Greenman

Issue: Future of Public Health

Key Discussion Points:
A) What are some of the big challenges facing people in Maine in the future?
B) What new problems have emerged in recent years?
C) What is the impact of policy decisions at the state-level on access to and quality of health care?
D) What policies should we pursue to assure safe environments and access to health care services?

A) Dr. Philip Caper M.D. Held professorships in Medicine and Community Medicine at Dartmouth and the University of Massachusetts and has been an Adjunct Lecturer in Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health and a Research Associate at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
B) Dora Anne Mills, MD, MPH, FAAP Vice President for Clinical Affairs, University of New England (UNE)