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Learn more at Geisinger Commonwealth’s Resilience Colloquium 2023

SCRANTON – Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine will explore ways to help the entire community build the critical skill of resilience at its Saturday, April 22, Resilience Colloquium 2023: The Brilliance of Resilience.

Educators and members of the public will gather to explore questions such as: 
How does resilience apply to individuals, populations and communities? 
What are its characteristics? 
Can building resilience be a biological, psychological and economic engine for people and communities? 
Can NEPA become a community of resilience?

Those interested in examining ways the community can work together to build a more resilient — and healthier — population can join the free event from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, 525 Pine St., Scranton. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided. RSVP: by April 10.
Keynote speakers and topics include:
Ann Masten, PhD, University of Minnesota: Multisystem Resilience 
Mark Holder, PhD, University of British Columbia: Resilience & Wellness 
Scott Russo, PhD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine: The Neuroscience of Resilience
Paolo Bocchini, PhD, Lehigh University: The Civil Engineering of Resilience 
Sharon Larson, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University: Population Health & Resilience 

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