April 12, 2005
Susan Beasy Latto, Director, UMD Public Relations (218) 726-8830, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wy Spano, Director, UMD Center for Advocacy and Political Leadership (218) 726-6658 or (651) 470-4488 , email@example.com
Julie Smith, Administrative Coordinator, UMD Center for Advocacy & Political Leadership (218)-726-6711, firstname.lastname@example.org
UMD to Present Nationally Known
Researcher and Writer on Health Care Policy
"Can We Afford the Health Care of the Future, Let Alone the Present?"
April 16, 12:15 p.m.
Free, Public Cordially Invited
The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) Center for Advocacy and Political Leadership will present Richard Teske, nationally known researcher and writer on health care policy, on April 16, 12:15 p.m. at the UMD Kirby Plaza, Center Court Grill.
Mr. Teske will deliver his speech titled, "Can We Afford the Heath Care of the Future, Let Alone the Present?" as part of the UMD Center for Advocacy and Political Leadership's first Spring Public Policy Lecture Series. The cost to attend is free and the public is cordially invited.
Mr. Teske, a UMD graduate, began his career at the state level as Policy and Field Operations Director for the Minnesota Republican Party, Director of Legislative Research for the Minnesota State Senate, and as Legislative Director for both the Minnesota Medical Association and the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce. He also served for eight years in the Reagan administration before becoming Corporate Officer and Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Policy, for the international pharmaceutical company, Burroughs Wellcome.
Currently, Mr. Teske is a nationally known researcher and writer on health care policy. He is a Visiting Fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis and a regular contributor to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and the Heritage Foundation.