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Free Health Community Kickoff Breakfast at SXSW 2019

  • Energizing Health House (Cooper's BBQ) 217 Congress Avenue Austin, TX, 78702 United States (map)

If you're an Austin health community member, or health innovator visiting Austin for SXSW join the Energizing Health House on Friday, March 8 for FREE food and drinks to kick off SXSW. 

Energizing Health is a Texas non-profit that recently moved its headquarters to Austin (with NYC diggs). They want to meet you and invite you to their free SXSW programming at our Health House (http://EnergizingHealth.House) and to our official SXSW programming.

You do not need to be badged to attend this FREE breakfast kick-off gathering!

8:30 AM Breakfast Service
8:45 AM Opening Remarks: William Buster (St. Davids Foundation)

9:00 AM Panel One: Health Equity Challenges in Central Texas

  • Toni Lewis (Health Equity Cypher) MODERATOR

  • Courtney Phillips (Executive Commissioner TX HHSC)

  • Zac Jiwa (Co-Founder of ATX.Health and CEO of The Karis Group)

9:30 AM Panel Two: Expanding Patient Advocacy in Underserved Communities

  • William Buster (EVP of Community Investments St. Davids) MODERATOR

  • Regina Holliday (Founder Walking Gallery)

  • Wayne Knox (VP & COO Huston Tillotson)

  • Marcus Sanchez (Director of Communications & Outreach KIND Clinic)

10:00 AM Panel Three: Leveraging Technology to Build the Blueprint for Healthy Communities

  • Sandra Ozigbo (CareSet) MODERATOR

  • Jerold McDonald (Co-Founder Omaiven Health)

  • Bob Pearson (CEO MedicAlert Foundation)

  • Senem Guney (Co-Founder & CXO Narrative DX)

  • Robin Herskowitz (Founder/Executive Director Health Start Foundation)

10:30 AM Closing Remarks

Panels coordinated by ATX.Health and Energizing Health

Breakfast presented by Energizing Health, St. Davids Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Aetna Foundation.