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Former president, first lady kick off conference with discussion of global health, mental health

Former President Jimmy Carter and first lady Rosalynn Carter sat down with Health Journalism 2012 attendees at the conference’s kickoff session on April 19 to discuss issues in global health and mental health, and efforts under way at The Carter Center to address both. The Carters founded The Carter Center in 1982 in Atlanta to advance peace and health around the world. AHCJ member and independent journalist Andrew Holtz interviewed them based on questions submitted by conference attendees.

Keynote speaker Otis Brawley, M.D., the American Cancer Society's chief medical and scientific officer, spoke eloquently about how the health system doesn't provide incentives for the best care, pointing out that the "system isn't failing; failure is the system."

Bio-Curious Flash MobUGA health and medical journalism students perform a flashmob to the original "Let's Move" dance at the AHCJ 2012 conference.

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Pia Christensen/Association of Health Care Journalists


Len Bruzzese/Association of Health Care Journalists

Carters
Len Bruzzese/Association of Health Care Journalists

Carters
Len Bruzzese/Association of Health Care Journalists


Len Bruzzese/Association of Health Care Journalists