Thursday, September 3, 2015

Military Medicine: The Foundation and MAMC


Military Affairs Committee

Date & Time:  Wednesday, Sept. 9, 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Place:  La Quinta Inn | 1425 E. 27th St. | Tacoma 98421
Register: Register Online

Event Sponsor:

The event fee will be hosted by our sponsor for invited Military Personnel who reserve with Janice Hutchins, (253) 683-4882


Col. Michael Place
Madigan Army Medical Center

Col. Place came to Madigan after serving as the senior medical advisor in the Army Secretariat, assigned as the Assistant Deputy for Health Affairs in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), Washington, D.C.

As the commander of Madigan Army Medical Center, he leads an organization of about 5,300 staff members who provide health care to more than 105,000 beneficiaries.

Colonel Place entered the Army as the Distinguished Military Graduate from Johns Hopkins University where he was also recognized as a George C. Marshall Award recipient.  After medical school at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, he completed his internship and family medicine residency as chief resident at Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, GA.

Place, a family physician, earned both the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star during a career that included assignments with the 75th Ranger Regiment and the 101st Airborne Division, and deployments to Hungary in support of the Kosovo Air Campaign, and to Haiti, Iraq and Afghanistan.  Place also commanded the 10th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Carson, Colo., including a year-long deployment to Afghanistan as a medical task force commander.

Jane S. Taylor
Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
Geneva Foundation

Ms. Taylor founded The Geneva Foundation in 1993. Ms. Taylor has a known track record for successfully leading and growing for-profit and non-profit organizations. After working as a Critical Care nurse, she moved into the field of pharmaceutical research.

Following work at Syntex Laboratories, Ms. Taylor founded Pacific Coast Clinical Coordinators, Inc. ("PC3Inc"), a Site Management Organization providing clinical, administrative and regulatory support to physicians conducting pharmaceutical research trials. PC3Inc.

In 1995, Ms. Taylor founded Northwest Kinetics (NWK), a Phase I pharmacokinetic clinical research unit. Then, Ms. Taylor directed her attention to the Middleton Foundation for Ethical Studies, a non-profit organization focused on establishing ethical standards for clinical research in developing countries. Ms. Taylor has remained active in community work by serving on numerous boards for non-profit organizations.

The Geneva Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports and advances innovative medical research and excellence in education within the U.S. military. With over 450 employees worldwide.  Since its inception, Geneva has supported medical research at over 50 Federal Laboratories and Military Treatment Facilities worldwide.  Geneva works with researchers from idea inception through the successful completion of the program: accommodating individual research interests, locating suitable funding sources, developing research proposals, and managing research projects.

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