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Georgia Southern University to host Healthcare Symposium

Georgia Southern University's Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health welcomes retired Army Maj. Gen. David Rubenstein, FACHE, to campus as the featured speaker for the Healthcare Symposium on Wednesday from 2-3:15 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

The symposium is focused on leadership principles for the next generation of leaders.

In his presentation, the health-care administrator will address the topic, "A Young Leader's Toolkit: Know Oneself to Better Lead Others." Rubenstein will offer his thoughts on how an individual's personal values can help shape one's leadership abilities in any organization.

During his 35-year Army career, Rubenstein served as deputy surgeon general, commanding general of the Army Medical Department Center and School and chief of the Army Medical Service Corps. He is a clinical associate professor of health administration at Texas State University and his professional credentials include being a board certified health care executive who is past chairman of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

James Stephens, D.H.A., the director of the Master of Healthcare Administration program at Georgia Southern said: "We are very pleased to once again arrange for a nationally known speaker like retired Maj. Gen. David Rubenstein to be our special guest speaker for the 2015 Healthcare Symposium."

Sponsored by the College of Public Health, the symposium is free and open to all students, faculty and staff, and to the public.


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