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Making the Connections Program

Mayes College will hold its annual Making the Connections program, this year focusing on Social Media in Healthcare.

National experts will address how social media is used to communicate and improve the health of populations of patients, what the regulations are regarding communicating with patients, and what patients can expect from the public health and the pharmaceutical industries.

Date & Location


April 22, 2014
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
McNeil STC, AstraZeneca Auditorium

Reception to follow

Social Media in Healthcare
Paul Buckman, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
John Driscoll, Regulatory Affairs Consultant
Murray Aitken, IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics
Moderator: Dr. Claudia Parvanta, USciences

Live Stream

USciences is making available a free live stream of the Making the Connections event on April 22. To watch the panel discussion, click here during the event. No registration required.

IF you have already registered to attend the program but will now be watching online, please email mayesdean@usciences.edu and request to have your registration removed so we do not expect your attendance. Thank you.

Making the Connections: Social Media in Healthcare is a knowledge-based, CPE activity. Learn more.

For more information, e-mail MayesCollegeConnections@usciences.edu or call 866.431.0845.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca.

About Mayes

Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy

Healthcare and pharmaceutical spending is more than 1/6 of the US economy. Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy, located in the center of the Northeast pharmaceutical corridor, educates the people who keep the healthcare industry moving. Business leaders, policy makers, researchers, and healthcare writers learn how to have a positive impact on the business of healthcare at Mayes.

Mayes provides education in specialized fields like Biomedical Writing, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business, Health Policy and Public Health, and provides students with hands-on learning experiences, internships, and personal connections. This gives our graduates a leg up on the competition when it comes to career prospects in healthcare industries.


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