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REGISTER: PMI-CHICAGOLAND DINNER MEETING: “Understanding the Healthcare Affordable Care Act”
Sign up today for this important chapter dinner and keynote presentation by Dr. Terry Mason, MD - Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the Cook County Health and Hospital Systems.
The keynote speaker, Dr.Terry Mason, is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System and a member of the Cook County Physicians Association. He also served as Commissioner of Health for the City of Chicago. Dr. Mason was featured in the film “Forks over Knives” in 2001, his work has been featured on My Fox Chicago and Chicago Tonight, for American Heart Health month, and in Ebony Magazine and he is also an author.
For more information regarding this dinner presentation, please click on the registration link below, or contact the PMI-Chicagoland Chapter Director of Programs.
Location: Chicago Marriott Oak Brook at 1401 West 22nd Street, in Oak Brook, IL 60523
Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Time: 5:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Price: PMI Members - $40; Non-Members - $55
Register today at: https://m360.pmi-
MORE ABOUT THIS KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Dr. Terry Mason, MD is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the Cook County Health and Hospitals Systems, and is also a member of the Cook County Physicians Association. He was featured in the film “Forks over Knives” in 2001, and his work has been featured on My Fox Chicago and Chicago Tonight for American Heart Health month, and in Ebony Magazine. He is an author who currently resides in Chicago, and has two adult children.
In 2004, he launched the Restar4Health campaign which encouraged the public to stop unhealthy eating habits and to make smart food choices. In 2005, Mason became the commissioner of health for the city of Chicago. As Commissioner, he was responsible for over 1200 employees with an annual operating budget of approximately 200 million dollars. Mason has detected and managed health threats to the citizens of the City of Chicago, and held over seventy-five press conferences.
In 2009, Mason retired as Commissioner of public health, and became the System Chief Medical Officer. He served as interim chief executive officer for the Cook County Health and Hospital System from May 2011 until October 2011. He advised and led a team of medical experts on matters of public health importance. He has also served as national chairman of urology at the National Medical Association, and the Midwest regional chair for Chicago’s National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer.
Dr. Mason was born in Washington, D.C. and attended Loyola University in Chicago where he received his B.S degree in biological science. Later, he earned his M.D. degree from the Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine at the University of Illinois. He completed his General Surgery residency in the University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals Program, and his residency of urology at the Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center.
Upon completing his residencies, Mason started his urology practice with Dr. Harvey J. Whitfield as Terry Mason MD, SC. At Mercy Hospital and Medical Center he developed a specialty service for male erectile dysfunction and prostate cancer, then around 1992, Dr. Mason became a radio host of “Doctor in the House” WVON 1690 AM. The following year he founded Center for New Life, a business dedicated to integrating diet modification, and exercise to treat chronic diseases.
PMI Chicagoland Chapter progresses the mission and objectives of the Project Management Institute (PMI) by advancing and promoting the project management profession within local businesses, universities and professional organizations in the Chicagoland area.
Sheila Wesonga, PMI-Chicago Director of Programs