[PAST EVENT] Visiting Physician Dr. Wahrenberger on "Health Care disparity: Medical Care for the Mentally Ill?

September 14, 2016
7pm - 8pm
Washington Hall, Room 301
241 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location

Dr. Todd Wahrenberger's brief biography:

J. Todd Wahrenberger MD MPH is a Board Certified Family Practice physician who currently works in Pittsburgh, Pa. as the medical director for primary care at the Pittsburgh Mercy Health System. He studied Medicine and Public Health at the University Of Pittsburgh School of Medicine where he obtained a MD MPH degree. Dr. Wahrenberger co-founded the North Side Christian Health Center, a Federally Qualified, faith based health center that serves uninsured and underserved persons in the inner city of Pittsburgh. He served as medical director for 16 years. Over the past decade, Dr. Wahrenberger has lead over 12 short-term medical trips to Central and South America. He has an interest in sustainable Health improvement projects in the developing world and has served on the Board of Blood:Water Mission. He is currently working on a project to bring a primary care ?Medical Home? model to persons with severe, persistent, mental illness called the Pittsburgh Mercy Family Health Center. This center integrates primary medical care within a large community behavioral health center and has shown significant improvement in the health and cost utilization of this population.