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The Hidden Field Of Preventive Medicine

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Our country has made huge strides in curing ailments but what about preventive medicine? Huge amounts of money go toward addressing problems but our guests say much more can be done to prevent problems in the first place. So what is preventive care? And what is its place in our health care system?  

Guests

Jane Goble-Clark - Executive Director of the Center for Prevention Services

John Emerson - Deputy Director with the Atlanta Carolinas High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program

Connie Mele - Director of Provided Behavioral Health Services for Mecklenburg County

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