Johns Hopkins SAIS to host "Healthcare Systems in Transition – Best Practices in the United States and Japan," on Friday, May 12, 2017

The Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) will host its annual conference May 12, 2017, sponsored by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.
"Healthcare Systems in Transition: Best Practices in the United States and Japan" will explore the demographic and healthcare challenges that face the two nations, and determine emerging opportunities for cooperation. Experts will discuss a wide range of issues such as the best methods to manage healthcare costs, geriatric care management, public health initiatives, and cooperation in research and development. 
Gerard Anderson
Professor of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
William Brooks
Adjunct Professor of Japan Studies, Johns Hopkins
Kent Calder
Director of the Reischauer Center, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Nicholas Eberstadt
Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, American Enterprise Institute
Erika Klein
Assistant Correspondent, Mainichi Shimbun
Takiko Sano
Director, Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)
Time and Date
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Lunch Break from 12:30-2:00 p.m.)
Friday, May 12, 2017
Johns Hopkins SAIS
Rome Auditorium
1619 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press must RSVP as “Media” through the online registration form. Pre-authorized camera setup will only be permitted from 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today’s critical issues. For nearly 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
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Thursday, May 11, 2017