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Mar. 4, 2002
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School of Health Event To Feature Leader in Public Health and
Health Care Executive Recruiter

Carson, CA - Dr. James Haughton, medical director, Public Health, Los Angeles County Department of Health, will deliver the keynote address at a special event for CSU Dominguez Hills School of Health faculty, students and alumni to be held Tuesday, March 19, 2002, at 6 p.m. in the Grand Hall of the Loker University Student Union. Dr. Haughton, a recognized leader in the field of public health, will speak on "addressing the Needs of Los Angeles County's Public Health System." He will share his insights and recommendations for the effective delivery of services to maintain the health and safety of Los Angeles County's residents and the necessity to promote the education and skills needed for public health professionals.

The attendees will also learn how to "Unmask Career Secrets," from a leading health care executive recruiter, Carole Gilbert, managing director for Korn/Ferry International. Her clients include not-for-profit and healthcare organizations. She will offer valuable advice on accelerating a career in today's competitive health care market.

"We are honored that Dr. Haughton agreed to be our keynote speaker", said university president, Dr. James E. Lyons, Sr. "This reception is an excellent opportunity for our faculty and students to hear from one of the nation's foremost experts in the field of public health."

"The time is right to learn more about the needs of our public health system," according Dr. Abel Whittemore, dean for the School of Health. "Given the recent challenges confronting our public health system and the fact that the health care workforce shortage is getting worse, it is important that the School of Health provide a forum for faculty, students and alumni to learn more about these pressing issues."

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