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Major Initiatives > Quality of Care

Margaret E. Mahoney Annual Symposium
Quality Health Care for Women in U.S. and the U.K.
September 21-22, 2000

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"Women's Primary Health Care and the Search for Quality"
U.S. Speaker: Karen Carlson, Massachusetts General Hospital Medical Practices Evaluation Speaker
U.K. Speaker: John Grant, British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Julietta Patnick (U.K.) NHS Cancer Screening Programs;
Karen Ignani (U.S.) American Association of Health Plans;
Joan Austoker (U.K.) University of Oxford Institute of Health Sciences;
Joyce Lashof (U.S.) University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health

"Patient-Centered Decision Making: Empowering Women to Make Informed Choices"
U.K. Speaker: Angela Coulter, Picker Institute Europe
U.S. Speaker: Elizabeth Mort, Massachusetts General Hospital
Maureen Connelly (U.S.) Harvard Medical School/Harvard Pilgrim Health Care;
Dame Rennie Fritchie (U.K), Pennell Initiative;
Cindy Pearson (U.S.) National Women's Health Network;
Pamela Warner (U.K.) University of Edinburgh Medical School

"Improving Access and Quality for Ethnic Minority Women"
U.S. Speaker: Sharon Barrett, Director, Office of Minority and Women's Health, HRSA
U.K. Speaker: Veena Bahl, Department of Health
Ziggy Alexander (U.K.) Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work;
Ruth Zambrana (U.S.) University of Maryland Department of Women's Studies;
Elizabeth Anionwu (U.K.) Mary Seacole Centre for Nursing Practice, Thames Valley University;
Sylvia Drew Ivie (U.S.), T.H.E. Clinic

"Domestic Violence as a Women's Health Issue"
U.K. Speaker: Iona Heath, Royal College of General Practicioners
U.S. Speaker: Robert McAfee, (formerly) American Medical Association
Jacquelyn Campbell (U.S.) Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing;
Peta Simmons (U.K.) Awareness in Practice;
Terri Pease (U.S.) ServiceNet;
Lesley Welch (U.K.) Women's Aid Federation of England.

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