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Media Adviosry: Southern Miss Gulf Park Campus to Host Diabetes Conference Feb. 11-12 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, February 09, 2010
Contact Charmaine Williams Schmermund - 228.865.4573   

TO: News editors, directors

WHAT: The Southern Mississippi Area Health Education Center (SMAHEC), in collaboration with the Gulf Coast Health Educators, the Mississippi State Department of Health, The University of Southern Mississippi School of Social Work and the Mississippi Gulf Coast Black Nurses Association, will present the conference “Diabetes Prevention and Care: The Power of Innovations, Implementations, and Collaborations.”

WHERE: Advanced Education Center auditorium at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach

WHEN: 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m. Feb. 11-12

SPECIFICS: Both regional and nationally-recognized speakers will make presentations, including Dr. Kenneth Moritsugu, former U.S. Surgeon General and current chairman for the Johnson and Johnson Diabetes Institute.

For additional information on conference speakers and schedule, visit

CONTACT: Southern Miss Gulf Coast Office of University Communications at 228.865.4573.

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