Roll Call Announces Fireside Chat Speaker and Panelists for ‘Tackling Mental Health Through Innovation’ Event

Washington D.C. (September 15, 2017) – Roll Call announced today that Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN) will participate in a fireside chat at the Tackling Mental Health Through Innovation policy event held at The Newseum’s Knight Studio, Tuesday, September 19, 2017, from 8:00 to 10:30 a.m. The event is sponsored by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Discussions will center on the future of mental health in the United States, and innovative methods of meeting patient needs and revolutionizing patient care. Roll Call Live will lead an engaging morning of discussion covering the role the federal government can play in furthering those innovations.

“Roll Call is thrilled to collaborate with Otsuka America Pharmaceutical in leading such an important discussion,” said Frank Musso, senior vice president for advertising and advocacy for CQ Roll Call. “By combining our reporting expertise with Otsuka’s industry expertise, we hope to move the ball forward and create more opportunities to help those in need.”

After the sponsored remarks and the Fireside Chat, the first panel discussion will be moderated by Andrew Siddons, staff writer at CQ Roll Call, and will feature Dr. Arthur Evans, CEO, American Psychological Association; Dr. Harsh Trivedi, president and CEO, Sheppard Pratt; and Mohini Venkatesh, vice president of practice improvement, National Council for Behavior Health.

Otsuka will lead sponsored remarks, titled “Working Together to Shape the Future of Mental Health Care” to be moderated by Molly Ryan, senior director, government affairs and advocacy at Otsuka, and will feature Kabir Nath, president and CEO, Otsuka North America Pharmaceutical Business Division; Lori M. Reilly, executive vice president for policy, research and membership, PhRMA; and Mary Giliberti, CEO, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

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