Please make plans to attend the opening lecture of the 2016-17 Health Policy Dialogues Lunch and Lecture Series on Tuesday, September 13 in Research Building 6, room 1.206. Dr. Freddy Elbaiady will speak to us about health care in regions of conflict and combat. Dr. Elbaiady is a former member of the Egyptian Parliament, a medical consultant and founder and CEO of Salam Medical Center. Health Policy Dialogues are co-sponsored by the Office of the President, the Office of Health Policy & Legislative Affairs, and the student chapters of the American Medical Association and the Texas Medical Association. Dr. Elbaiady’s presentation is hosted by the UTMB School of Health Professions. PLEASE NOTE THE PRESENTATION BEGINS WTH AN EARLY LUNCH AT 11 A.M. AND THE LECTURE WILL RUN FROM 11:30 A.M. TO 12:30 P.M.