Texas Tribune To Host Free Conversation On Health Care After Hurricane Harvey

On Nov. 30 In Houston

The Texas Tribune will host a free, open-to-the-public lunchtime event — A Texas Tribune Conversation on Health Care after Hurricane Harvey — at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30, at the Texas Woman’s University Institute of Health Sciences in Houston, Texas.

This event serves as the third conversation in a three-part series on where the state is headed on health care and is presented by The Texas Tribune and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas.

The discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A session. A light lunch will be provided. The conversation will be livestreamed at texastribune.org/livestream, and the video will be available for viewing afterward. For media RSVP, contact Natalie Choate at nchoate@texastribune.org. General registration is open at texastribune.org/events.

WHAT: A Texas Tribune Conversation on Health Care after Hurricane Harvey 


  • State Rep. Sarah Davis, R-West University Place
  • Elena Marks, president and CEO of the Episcopal Health Foundation
  • Umair Shah, executive director of Harris County Public Health
  • Brandon Formby, moderator and urban affairs reporter for The Texas Tribune

WHERE: Houston Endowment Lecture Hall, Texas Woman’s University Institute of Health Sciences – Houston Center, 6700 Fannin St., Houston, TX 77030. This event is free, open to the public and includes a light lunch. RSVP is requested. Paid visitor parking is available in the Methodist Hospital parking garage located directly behind the TWU building (parking fee not included in event registration).

WHEN: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Tues day, Nov. 30. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Conversation and livestream begin promptly at noon.
The Texas Tribune – Natalie Choate (512-716-8640 or nchoate@texastribune.org)

This series of conversations on health care is presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. This event is supported by Fibertown, Community Health Choice, the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute, Central Market and Southwest Airlines, the official airline of Texas Tribune Events. It is hosted by Texas Woman’s University. Foundation support is provided by the Houston Endowment. Tribune events are also supported through contributions from our founding investors and members. Through donors and corporate sponsors underwrite The Texas Tribune events, they play no role in determining the content, panelists or line of questioning.