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TCNJ Brings Regina Holliday [Artist, Speaker, National Healthcare Advocate] to Campus 2/19-2/20

Regina Holliday PosterRegina Holliday, an artist, international speaker, “high-profile patient advocate with access and influence few other individuals can match” (Kaiser Health News), will visit TCNJ on Wednesday, February 19th, and Thursday, February 20th.

On February 19th, 2pm-4pm, Holliday will paint in Student Center or outside (pending weather), and will have a one-on-one conversation with students, faculty and staff. On February 20th, 11:30am-12:20pm, Holliday will deliver a campus-wide speech in Education Building 115. In her speech, Holliday will focus on the power of the individual to create change in national health policy. ­Using her personal family experience and the stories of other patient advocates, Holliday will weave together concepts in data integration, social media, public policy and the arts.­

Holliday’s work has become part of the national healthcare debate, and she has begun a movement called “The Walking Gallery.” For more information, see:

http://www.npr.org/2009/11/09/120028213/a-widow-paints-a-health-care-protest

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/06/04/188679224/an-artists-brush-reveals-tales-of-struggle-and-survival

http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/stories/2013/february/22/regina-holliday-patient-advocate.aspx

These events are sponsored by The Department of Communication Studies / The School of Arts and Communication / The School of Humanities and Social Sciences / The Department of Sociology and Anthropology / The Public Health Communication Club

Contact

School of the Arts and Communication
Interactive Multimedia Building
The College of New Jersey
P.O. Box 7718
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ 08628

609.771.2278

arts@tcnj.edu

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