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Wednesday, September 21 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Pittsburgh's Health Pivot: Transforming "Steel City" to "Health City" LIMITED

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Transforming from  "Steel City" to "the best place to live" and "Hot new food town," Pittsburgh has rebranded itself as a leader in living innovation.  Dr. Vonda Wright, Orthopaedic Surgeon, author and change-maker shares her vision for transforming Pittsburgh from "Healthcare city" to the "healthiest city" by harnessing our technology, community and corporate power to build a city that lives more.

She is joined by digital health evangelist, Nick Adkins, BikePGH Executive Director Scott Bricker, City of Pittsburgh Chief Resilience Officer Grant Ervin, and Fitt.co founder Anthony Vennare.

Moderators
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Vonda Wright

UPMC orthopaedic surgeon Vonda Wright, M.D., specializes in sports medicine and works to optimize her patients’ mobility. She is especially interested in aging athletes and how physical aptitude affects mobility, and other aspects of general health, as people age. Located at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, Performance and Research Initiative for Masters Athletes (PRIMA) is a service to help both aging athletes and sedentary adults over age... Read More →

Speakers
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Nick Adkins

Digital Health Evangelist
“Ego is like dust in the eyes. Clear the ego and see the world.” This quote describes the unfolding path of Nick Adkins from healthcare executive to kilt-wearing digital health evangelist. Nick’s journey begins with a BA in Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi and a MBA from Belmont University. | | A few of Nick’s initial stops were as a suit wearing executive for the Vanderbilt Health Plans and a serial... Read More →
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Grant Ervin

Chief Resilience and Sustainability Officer, City of Pittsburgh
Grant Ervin serves as the Chief Resilience and Sustainability Officer for the City of Pittsburgh were he oversees the integration of sustainability and resilience into City services, programs and policy. Grant is responsible for the environmental, infrastructure and inter-governmental and inter-agency relationships related to the enhancement of the City of Pittsburgh’s sustainability and resilience objectives. | During his time with... Read More →
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Anthony Vennare

Co-Founder, Fitt
Anthony is a former U.S. Marine, highly skilled product designer, and distinguished wellness professional that has worked in every facet of the fitness industry, building online and in-person communities that make being ‘healthy’ easier and more accessible. 


Wednesday September 21, 2016 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Alloy 26 Auditorium 100 S Commons Pittsburgh, PA

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