Rep. Baker and Sen. Baker to Host 2017 Rural Pennsylvania Legislative Briefing
WHAT: Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bardford/Potter), chairman of the House Health Committee, and Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) chairman of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, are hosting a legislative briefing focused on addressing the challenges of addiction in rural Pennsylvania.

WHO: Those offering information during the briefing include Lisa Davis, director and outreach associate professor of health policy and administration, Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health; Jack Cahalane, Ph.D., MPH, chief, General Adult Service Line, and director, Telepsychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, UPMC Health System; Meaghan Sprout, government affairs director, Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children; and John “Jack” Martin, Ed.D., FD, owner and supervisor, Dusckas-Martin Funeral Homes Inc.

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 25, 9:30-11 a.m.

WHERE: Room 140 Main Capitol, Harrisburg.

LIVE WEBSTREAMING: Available at and

Media contact: Tricia Lehman, 717.772.9840,