Critical Insights From Two Leading Healthcare Professionals
As the COVID-19 epidemic continues, our April “Issues and Insights” legislative Webinar will feature two stellar Health Care industry professionals: Craig Hedberg from the University of Minnesota, and Jeffrey Shoemate from Allina Health. Both will provide an update on the affect of this health care pandemic on the business community. Their updates will be followed by a question and answer session.
Jan Callison, Commissioner for District 6, will kick off the event with a COVID-19 update for Hennepin County regarding service center innovations, pilot program locations, spending allocations, and property tax updates.
Craig W. Hedberg, PhD,
Professor and Interim Division Head, of Health Sciences at the University of Minnesota & Co-Director and Minnesota Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence
Hedberg’s research focuses on foodborne illness and infectious disease outbreaks and he’s worked on several national groups to prevent foodborne illness, including the CDC's Food Safety Modernization Act Surveillance Working Group. His work also focuses on surveillance, outbreak investigation, and public health preparedness.
Chief Marketing and Communications officer of Allina Health
Allina is a leading not-for-profit healthcare delivery system in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. In this role, Shoemate leads a team responsible for representing the consumer, building the Allina Health branded experience and attracting consumers to drive growth and sustainability.
The webinar is limited to 110 attendees. We will be recording the webinar and will post it on our social media sites and COVID-19 Resource page immediately after the webinar.
The TwinWest Chamber of Commerce's Issues & Insights series is Minnesota's premier legislative and political forum. Each breakfast unites compelling, well-known speakers and state legislators with more than 150 business leaders from across the Twin Cities.
The 12-session series strikes a balance between our top economic, community and business issues and intriguing, diverse insights while presenting the opportunity to develop strong relationships with legislators and elected officials.
This year we will address some of the leading topics including transportation/infrastructure, education, workforce, labor mandates, cyber security, the Opioid epidemic, climate change, balance between economic development & environment, as well as insights provided by our Governor, US Senators and Congressmen, and other elected officials.