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Dr. Chinyere Ogbonna-McGruder, assistant professor of public management and criminal justice, will have a new book, TennCare and Disproportionate Share Hospitals in Tennessee, released in January 2007. It is being published by University Press of America.
Dr. Chinyere Ogbonna-McGruder, assistant professor of public management and criminal justice, will have a new book, “TennCare and Disproportionate Share Hospitals in Tennessee,” released in January 2007. It is being published by University Press of America.

In addition, Ogbonna-McGruder will present a paper at the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration on Sept. 27-30 in Athens, Ga. The paper, titled “Rethinking USA drug policy: A comparison of alcohol prohibition to current drug prohibition,” includes a survey and analysis sent to all state attorney generals. Ogbonna-McGruder also will chair a panel discussion on the challenges of and prospects for public and affordable housing.

Also, she will serve as moderator for the panel discussion, Pan-Africa: Management of AIDS Pandemic Conference in October in Nashville.

David Steinquest, professor of music, performed Sept. 9 and 10 with the Nashville Symphony at the gala opening of the new concert hall, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville.