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The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC), 525 Pine Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509, will host a two - day poster session featuring the culmination of year long community-based research projects conducted by students and faculty and community partners throughout 16 counties in Northeast and Northcentral Pennsylvania. The annual event will highlight nearly 55 research posters representing the types of research conducted at TCMC by medical and master’s students, faculty and staff in basic science and education and residents of The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education. Observe the collaborative research projects and solutions to quality improvement and community health problems in the region.


Join Mariana Garrettson, MPH, Research Scientist, University of North Carolina Injury Prevention Research Center and Fred Wells Barson II, Executive Director, Project Lazarus, Moravian Falls, North Carolina, for the keynote address: “A Public Health Approach to Prescription Drug Abuse: Community Action, Clinical Practice, Engaged Research.”


Thursday, May 9, 4 to 6 p.m. (Lobby)


Quality Improvement Collaborative Poster Sessions and Wine and Cheese Reception


Friday, May 10, 9 to 10:30 a.m. (Lobby)


Community Health Research Poster Sessions


Friday, May 10, 10:30 a.m. to noon (Auditorium)


Keynote Speakers


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