Events

SPARK Luncheon

Member Price: $35 Nonmember Price: $45 Date: Location: Hybrid (Zoom & Dallas College - Garland Center) Address: 675 W. Walnut St. Garland, TX 75040 Categories: Chamber Events, Luncheons, Networking

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Event Details

Strong Partnerships and Relevant Knowledge (SPARK) hosts a variety of high-profile speakers to engage business and community leaders on current business issues. The event allows professionals from a diverse business community to network and learn more about better business practices or issues facing the Garland community.


Topic: 
The Relevance of Palliative Care
Speaker:
 Dr. Amanda Abbott

Date: Oct. 25, 2021
Meet & Greet: 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Program: 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: Hybrid
Address: Zoom & Dallas College Garland Center at 675 W. Walnut St. Garland, TX 75040

** Box lunch will be provided.

Sponsored by: Baylor Scott & White Lake Pointe




About the Topic

Dr. Abbott will begin with a history on palliative care and share the evolution of the support system that has become the core of the program.




About the Speaker

Dr. Amanda Abbott is a palliative care physician who is also board certified in internal medicine. She was born and raised in the metroplex, earning her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of North Texas in Denton, and then her doctorate degree from the UNT Health Sciences Center in Fort Worth. She then completed internal medicine residency in central Arkansas, followed by fellowship training in hospice and palliative care at the Texas Tech Health Science Center in Lubbock. She has presented at several national and regional conferences in the last few years and has recently joined the Baylor family as the medical director for palliative care at Lake Pointe hospital in Rowlett.




Meet & Greet

Want a little extra time to connect with local professionals on SPARK day? Show up early for an informal opportunity to network with this month's sponsor and other guests. 

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.


Pricing

Member Price: $35
Non-Member Price: $45


Cancellation Policy
Because of facility requirements, we must charge the full registration amount for reservations not canceled two business days prior to the event. See our fee policy for additional details.