People who are incarcerated have unique and often complex healthcare needs. In an event hosted by Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development, attendees will hear from experts about their careers and experiences within the correctional health settings.

The event is free and open to the public. The event will shed light on what healthcare looks like in a prison or jail setting as well as highlight the unique challenges and benefits of a career in correctional settings.

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Deborah Shelton, director for the Center for Correctional Health Networks
  • Rebecca Luethy, MSN, RN, senior strategist for Centurion, LLC, contractor for medical and behavioral health services to state correctional systems
  • Mary Muse, MS, RN, a certified correctional nurse and director of nursing for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections
  • Frank Davis, community organizer for MOSES, who has experienced incarceration

When: Wednesday, Sept. 18, 6-8 p.m. 

Where: The Atrium at the Villager Mall, 2300 S. Park St., Madison 

Why: Anyone interested in learning more about healthcare in correctional settings is encouraged to attend.

The event is supported through a grant from the Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health for the project “Increasing Access to Quality Healthcare in Correctional Settings by Expanding Workforce Capacity.”