Medical World Americas, which will launch April 28-30 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, has announced its first list of speakers for the medical conference and tradeshow.
The Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau and Messe Dusseldorf North America will jointly produce the new event modeled after Messe Dusseldorf’s Medica
event, which routinely attracts 130,000 attendees and 4,500 exhibitors to Dusseldorf, Germany, each year.
The conference program will explore the latest issues surrounding five
targeted tracks: oncology, cardiology, hospital-acquired infections, hospital occupational health
and safety, and hospital disaster preparedness.
Among the early speaking commitments are:
• Dr. Herbert L. DuPont, chief of medicine, St. Luke’s Texas Medical Center
• Dr. Ernest Hawk, vice president and division head, cancer prevention & population sciences, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
• Dr. Joseph C. Wu, director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, Stan
• Dr. Stuart H. Cohen, director of hospital epidemiology and infection control, University of California Davis
•, director of emergency medicine, Denver Health Medical Center