SJC to Host Medicaid Redesign Seminar

PATCHOGUE, NY – SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 – St. Joseph’s College will be hosting a panel of experts for a seminar entitled, “Medicaid Redesign: The Road Ahead” on Wednesday, September 19 at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place in the McGann Conference Center in O’Connor Hall located on the College’s Long Island Campus in Patchogue, NY.

A panel of expert speakers including John Cochran of the New York State Office for the Aging, Andrea Hopkins of Clubhouse of Suffolk, Inc., and Shannon Prasad of Guide Net, will discuss topics such as legislative changes, Medicaid waivers, health homes and dual eligibility.

“This event will provide a great deal of information for those who hope to learn more about Medicaid and other related topics,” said Carolyn Gallogly, Ph.D., associate professor and chairperson, Department of Community Health and Human Services on SJC’s Long Island Campus. “The speakers were selected for their vast knowledge and their expertise will prove beneficial to those in attendance.”

Co-sponsored by Gerontology Professionals of Long Island and the Department of Community Health and Human Services at St. Joseph’s College, this event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to gpligerontology@yahoo.com or contact Carolyn Gallogly, Ph.D., at cgallogly@sjcny.edu for more information.

About St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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