A health-care policy forum is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, in the Catamount Room of the A.K. Hinds University Center at Western Carolina University.
The Department of Political Science and Public Affairs and the Public Policy Institute is hosting the event
The health-policy forum is a part of the Quality Enhancement Plan’s “Sweet ‘N Low” initiative. Designed to enhance the educational experience of students at WCU with thematic and interdisciplinary learning opportunities, the forum will address health policy issues affecting Western North Carolina.
Panelists will include representatives from the WNC medical community, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Topics to be discussed include federal health care legislation and the impact of budget shortfalls on health care in the region.