TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner Welcomes 50 Faith Leaders to Discuss Public Health
“Making the Journey to Better Health: Engaging 50 Faith Leaders Mind, Body and Soul”
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, will welcome 50 faith leaders on Thursday, May 2, for a day of panel and roundtable discussions on faith and health. The “Making the Journey to Better Health: Engaging 50 Faith Leaders Mind, Body and Soul” symposium will be held at the Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville.
The symposium, organized by the TDH Office of Minority Health and Disparities Elimination, brings together key stakeholders from across Tennessee to discuss how to work together to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans through faith-based organizations and communities.
Who: John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, Tennessee Commissioner of Health
Michele Gourley, MD, MPH, TDH Director of Faith-based and Community Initiatives
Rick Canada, MS, TDH Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Program Director
Rosalind Kurita, RN, TDH Health Policy Advisor
Rep. Harold M. Love, Jr., District 58
What: Making the Journey to Better Health: Engaging 50 Faith Leaders Mind, Body and Soul
When: Thursday, May 2, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CDT
Where: Scarritt-Bennett Center
1008 19th Ave. South
Nashville, Tennessee 37212
Media note: Participation in this event is by invitation only; however, media are welcome to all sessions, and interviews will be available throughout the day.
MEDIA CONTACT: Woody McMillin, 615.741.3446 or Woody.McMillin@tn.gov OR Shelley Walker, 615.253.5184 or Shelley.Walker@tn.gov