Contact Media Relations 614-293-3737

October 28, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Behavioral Health’s Stress, Trauma and Resilience (STAR) Program will host Dr. Harvey Fineberg, president of the Institute of Medicine, at a community forum titled, “Beyond Affordable Healthcare: Building a Culture of Health” at 3 p.m. on Thursday (10/31) at the Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road.

Fineberg served as president of the Society for Medical Decision Making and has been a consultant to the World Health Organization. He served as Provost of Harvard University from 1997 to 2001, following 13 years as Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health.

Media representatives are asked to call the Media Relations office at 614-293-3737 to make arrangements to cover this event. Fineberg and Dr. Steven Gabbe, CEO of Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center, will be available for interviews.

The STAR Program, an initiative of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and OSU Harding Behavioral Health, improves lives by developing and delivering trauma-informed clinical services and educational programs to help those suffering the ravages of trauma and related mental illness. Centered on the Medical Center’s values of compassion and empathy, the program also contributes new knowledge on stress and resilience gained through cutting-edge research.

###

For a high-quality photo of Dr. Harvey Fineberg, visit http://go.osu.edu/Xgs

For a high-quality photo of Dr. Steven Gabbe, visit http://go.osu.edu/XaW

Contact: Alexis Shaw, Wexner Medical Center Media Relations and Public Affairs, 614-293-3737 or Alexis.Shaw2@osumc.edu