CBCC Women’s Council To Host 1st Hybrid Meeting May 24

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
The Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce Women’s Council will host its first program of the year on Monday, May 24 at noon in a hybrid format. Sponsored by Tennova Healthcare, the meeting will feature a presentation by Dr. Asma Khatri from Tennova Healthcare about vaccines and how to safely reconnect with others, titled “Vaccines – Information that will STICK with you!” 
 
Dr. Khatri is an infectious disease physician treating inpatient and outpatient general infectious diseases, infection control and antimicrobial stewardship.
She completed a Fellowship in Infectious Disease: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Oh.; and an Internal Medicine Fellowship: Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Oh.
She received her doctor of medicine from Saba University, Netherlands Antilles. 
 
Dr. Khatri holds a master of arts from Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, and received her bachelor of science from Stephen F. Austin State University, in Nacogdoches, Tx. She is a wife and mother of two and enjoys kayaking, whitewater rafting and scuba diving.  
 
Chamber members can register to attend in-person with lunch provided for $20 per person, or virtual for $10. Attendance is limited. The deadline to register is Thursday, May 20. Registration can be completed through the community events calendar at ClevelandChamber.com. Members who would like to use admission credits should call the Chamber office at 423-472-6587.

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