HHS Secretary Sebelius, HRSA Administrator Dr. Mary Wakefield to Announce Grants to Expand Primary Care Workforce

Grants are part of Affordable Care Act’s Public Health and Prevention Fund

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius will be joined by the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, Dr. Mary Wakefield on Tuesday, September 28, to announce the latest round in grants to expand the primary care workforce. The grants, part of the Affordable Care Act’s Public Health and Prevention Fund, are designed to build the public health workforce and provide community-based prevention.

Sebelius and Wakefield will deliver remarks before answering questions from reporters.

 

WHO:

Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mary Wakefield, Ph.D., R.N., Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration
 

WHEN:

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
9:30 a.m. ET
 

WHERE:

HHS Auditorium
200 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, D.C. 20201
 

DIAL-IN:

800-857-6748

PASSCODE:

HHS
 

NOTE:

The press conference will be webcast live at www.HHS.gov/live.

 

Note: All HHS press releases, fact sheets and other press materials are available at http://www.hhs.gov/news.



CONTACT:

HHS Press Office
202-690-6343

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  District of Columbia

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Public Policy/Government  Healthcare Reform  Public Policy  General Health  Managed Care

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