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Gwinnett Medical Center and Partnership Gwinnett to Host Sports Medicine Event

07.07.2010

Lawrenceville, Ga.—Gwinnett Medical Center and Partnership Gwinnett, the community and economic development initiative led by the Gwinnett Chamber, will host the third installment of their quarterly health council series on Thursday, August 5, 7:30–9 a.m., at Georgia Gwinnett College. The breakfast event, focused on Transforming Sports Medicine, is open to the public and will address the various services and programs offered by Gwinnett Medical Center’s sports medicine team of orthopedic surgeons, certified athletic trainers, imaging specialists, surgical and rehabilitation specialists.

“Healthcare and the life sciences are key industry focuses for our economic development efforts through Partnership Gwinnett,” said Nick Masino, VP of Economic Development and Partnership Gwinnett at the Gwinnett Chamber. “Collaborating with Gwinnett Medical Center to deliver solid programs and create a strong foundation and network of existing industry in this area is imperative and we’re thrilled to be working together.”

The event includes keynote speaker T. Scott Maughon, MD, chair of Gwinnett Medical Center’s sports medicine committee and a panel of physicians from the hospital’s sports medicine program, including Mark C. Cullen, MD, Gary A. Levengood, MD, and Yvonne E. Satterwhite, MD.

The panel will focus on the following topics:

  • Heat Illness
  • Concussions
  • Sprains, Strains and Fractures

Gwinnett Medical Center, Partnership Gwinnett and the Gwinnett Chamber would like to thank the following sponsors for making this event possible: Georgia Gwinnett College, Priority EMS and Chick-fil-A.

Funds donated will go towards economic development and physician recruitment in Gwinnett County, along with supporting the open heart campaign goal. Corporate sponsorships are still available. For more information on sponsorships please contact Lindsay Wing at Partnership Gwinnett, 678-957-4944.

About Gwinnett Medical Center
Now celebrating the 25th anniversary of its flagship campus in Lawrenceville, Gwinnett Medical Center is a not-for-profit healthcare network providing award-winning healthcare services to the Gwinnett community and beyond. Campuses in both Lawrenceville and Duluth provide acute care, outpatient services, orthopedic and neuroscience specialty care, as well as a full continuum of wellness services. Digital imaging is the standard of care at all GMC facilities including the newest imaging center in Hamilton Mill. GMC’s 4,300 associates and 800 physicians serve more than 400,000 patients annually. Gwinnett Medical Center’s incredible vision for the future is to transform healthcare.

About Partnership Gwinnett

Partnership Gwinnett is Gwinnett’s economic and community development initiative. Led by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce and a host of public and private partners, the initiative targets the retention and expansion of existing Gwinnett businesses in addition to the development of new business in five key market segments: Healthcare; Advanced Communications; Information Technology; Trade & Distribution; and Regional/Corporate Headquarters. The ultimate goal is to promote economic wealth & diversification, increase education and work force excellence, improve quality of life and heighten visibility through marketing and outreach programs for the entire Gwinnett community. For additional information on Partnership Gwinnett, visit www.partnershipgwinnett.com.