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U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin, MD to Deliver Keynote Address at 6th Annual Employer Health, Human Capital & Wellness Congress, February 2, 2011, Alexandria, Virginia.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin, MD is to address delegates at the Employer Health, Human Capital & Wellness Congress on Wednesday, February 2 in Alexandria, Virginia, World Congress announced today.

Dr. Benjamin, the 18th Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service, speaks at 10:15am on prioritizing actions and collaboration across government and between the public and private sectors to improve population health and well-being. She will also discuss how new health care legislation is driving investments in community health, prevention, and worksite wellness.

Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA is the 18th Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service. As America's Doctor, she provides the public with the best scientific information available on how to improve their health and the health of the nation. Dr. Benjamin also oversees the operational command of 6,500 uniformed health officers who serve in locations around the world to promote, protect, and advance the health of the American people.

The Employer Health, Human Capital & Wellness Congress is the leading industry event for employers to drive the realignment of health care to a value-focused strategy during the implementation of health care legislation.

This year's program, which includes a focus on effects of recently passed national health care legislation, features 100 presenters, including:

*** Murray Martin, Chief Executive Officer, Pitney Bowes

*** Tom Zubtobel, President, Culinary Health Fund

*** Paul Grundy, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACPM, Global Director of Healthcare Transformation, IBM; President, Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative

*** Chuck Clapton, Republican Health Policy Director, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, U.S. Senate

*** Tom Reeder, Senior Benefits Council, Finance Committee, Appointed by Senator Max Baucus, (D-Montana), U.S. Senate

For a complete program agenda, visit www.worldcongress.com/ehwc.


WHAT: The 6th Annual Employer Health, Human Capital & Wellness Congress


WHEN: February 1-3, 2011


WHERE: Washington, D.C., the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center (Alexandria, Virginia)


MEDIA REGISTRATION: www.worldcongress.com/ehwc/media


Contact: Patrick Golden, Director of Communications


781-939-2511 patrick.golden@worldcongress.com


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