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MEDIA ADVISORY--HOFSTRA LAW LAUNCHES THE GITENSTEIN INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH AND LAW POLICY AT NASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER TO BROADEN ACCESS TO QUALITY HEALTH CARE
April 24, 2013
Blue Punch Media
Cell #: 516-698-0660
Hofstra Law Launches the Gitenstein Institute for Health and Law Policy at Nassau University Medical Center to Broaden Access to Quality Health Care
Ceremony to Be Held This Thursday, April 25 at 10:45 a.m. at Nassau University Medical Center
Who: Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and Nassau University Medical Center
What: Launch of Hofstra Law’s new Gitenstein Institute for Health Law and Policy, a hands-on experiential learning initiative where law students will work in tandem with doctors and medical students at NUMC.
When: Thursday, April 25, 2013
10:45 a.m. - Photos
11:00 – Remarks and Q&A
Speakers*: NUMC President Dr. Steven Walerstein, Hofstra Law Dean Eric Lane and Institute Director Dr. Janet L. Dolgin
*One-on-One interviews available upon request
Where: Nassau University Medical Center
(Access Visitors Parking Lot via Carman Avenue entrance)
Why: The Gitenstein Institute was established with the important mission of developing and implementing new methods for training students in order to broaden access to quality health care for everyone including Nassau County’s underserved population. The Kermit Gitenstein Foundation donated $1 million to fund this initiative.
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NuHealth is a Long Island health care organization delivering essential medical care and disease and lifestyle management to everyone at every stage of life. Also known as Nassau Health Care Corporation, NuHealth is a public benefit corporation managing the operations of Nassau Medical Center, A. Holly Patterson Extended Care and a network of Family Health Centers that bring primary and specialty care out into the community. By emphasizing wellness, cultural sensitivity and collaborative efforts with the North Shore-LIJ Health System, NuHealth is working to make good care more affordable and easier to access.
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