Susan Dentzer, a health and health policy thought leader and a frequent speaker and commentator on television and radio, will be the 2019 NEOMED Commencement speaker.
Dentzer is a visiting fellow at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, the Washington, D.C.-based arm of Duke University that focuses on health system transformation, biopharmaceutical policy and other key health policy issues. At the Center, she focuses on research and thought leadership for modernizing the health care system through the use of greater virtual care and a reconfigured health care work force; improving health and health care in rural areas; anticipating a future of effective treatments for Alzheimer’s and other dementias; and other topics.
In 2016, Dentzer (photo above) moderated a panel discussion at a ResearchAmerica! forum held at NEOMED.
Commencement will be held Saturday, May 18, at the University of Akron’s E.J. Thomas Hall.