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Time=Lives Talk: Resiliency: The Potent Ingredient in the Path to Better Health

Monday, November 02, 2015
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
GH-Ballroom II-IV

Speaker


Debra Lappin, Principal, FaegreBD Consulting

Debra Lappin epitomizes the transformative power of medical innovation coupled with human resiliency. Today, she leads a thriving consulting life sciences practice and is a creative force in building public-private partnerships. Seeing her masterfully drive an agenda forward, it's hard to imagine that 30 years ago, she had to take disability from her job as a partner at an international law firm after having been diagnosed with an autoimmune rheumatic disease. For 15 years she was out of the workforce, devastated by the disease until a drug came to market that saved her life. Hear about the power of medical innovation when functioning in partnership with human will and determination. See proof of the value of involving patients in the search for cures. And gain an understanding of the resiliency that's allowed her to be with us today.