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SCRANTON – Geisinger Commonwealth is bringing a TEDx event to Scranton Tuesday, Feb. 7. TEDx events, delivered under the banner “ideas worth spreading,” feature insightful, engaging speakers with fresh takes on topics of immediate community interest. 

The event will feature seven speakers who will share their points of view on Diversity: Thinking Independently Together. Topics will include health equity and community and personal resilience. Each speaker is limited to 15 minutes.

Featured speakers include:
Valencia Walker, MD, Geisinger Commonwealth vice dean for Health Equity and Inclusion
Eileen Miller, advocate for road safety, on distracted driving
Leighton Huey, MD, Geisinger Commonwealth associate dean for Behavioral Health Integration and Community Care Transformation
Rebecca Maff, product manager for Geisinger Health Systems 

Sign up here to reserve your seat for Feb. 7 at 5 p.m. at Geisinger Commonwealth’s Medical Sciences Building in Scranton:

About Geisinger College of Health Sciences
Geisinger College of Health Sciences is the research and education arm of the Geisinger family. The college houses Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Geisinger School of Nursing and Geisinger School of Graduate Education. The college is committed to non-discrimination in all employment and educational opportunities.

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For GCSOM media inquiries

Elizabeth Zygmunt
Director of Media and Public Relations
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Office: 570-504-9687
On call: 570-687-9703