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UTSA hosts health care legislative update

By Adi Pavlovic
Student Writer, College of Liberal and Fine Arts

(Nov. 28, 2005)--The UTSA Culture and Policy Institute invites the UTSA community to a legislative update on health care in Texas. Anne Dunkelberg, senior policy analyst from the Center for Public Policy Priorities (CPPP), will speak on rising health care issues in Texas and America from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Dec. 1 in the Durango Building Southwest Room (1.124) at the UTSA Downtown Campus.

Registration and refreshments will be available from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Parking will be accessible on the top level of the parking garage.

Dunkelberg is one of the state's leading experts in policy and budget issues related to health care access. Before joining CPPP, she served as program director for acute care in the Texas Medicaid office and spent six years with the Texas Research League. She earned a master's degree in public affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.

CPPP is a nonprofit, policy research organization dedicated to improving private and public policies to better the economic and social conditions of the lower- and middle-class Texan. CPPP works through independent research, policy analysis and development, public education, and technical assistance to inform the people about political issues.

The Alliance of Community Health was formed in 2002, by the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District in order to improve the community's health and quality of life through the development of a community health improvement plan.

For planning purposes, reserve a seat by contacting Kathy Shields at (210) 207-6030.

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