Dr. Ali Poorani will Discuss Success Factors for Medical Tourism Special Economic Zones at the 8th WMT & GHC

Dr. Ali Poorani is the Director of Hospitality Associates for Research & Training (HART), the Associate Professor of Leadership & Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware and a speaker at the upcoming World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress taking place from September 27 – 29 in Orlando, Florida. He will speak at the 4th Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Research Summit where he will discuss the success factors for medical tourism special economic zones.

Dr. Poorani receved his PhD in Leadership and Human Behavior from United States International University in San Diego, and his MBA from the University of Central Oklahoma. He is a published author of several articles, and is currently focusing on Hotels Bridging Healthcare (H2H). Dr. Poorani has worked in the hospitality industry for more than 14 years. He has conducted many workshops, focus groups, and training programs nationally and internationally.

He has had a long relationship with the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE) including: serving as a past board member of ICHRIE Finance Committee; Chair, ICHRIE Finance SIG; board member for the Association of Hospitality Financial Management Educators (AHFME) and currently member ICHRIIE Strategic Planning Committee, ICHRIE Finance Committee; and Hospitality Industry Professionals- SIG.

Dr. Poorani is passionate and committed to serving community. He has served New Jersey Club Foundation; Philadelphia and Vicinity Club Foundation, and he also serves as a member of the President’s Diversity Commission and Strategic Planning at the University of Delaware. He is a recipient of various community service awards such as the 2012 University of Delaware Excellence in Advising and Mentoring Award, 2009 Alfred Lerner College of Business Outstanding Service/Outreach Award, and the 2005 Champion of Club Education Award.

About the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress

With multiple initiatives and platforms to unite the thriving medical tourism industry, the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress (WMTC) is the largest medical tourism conference in the world. Riding off the success of the 2014’s event, the 8th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress anticipates up to 2,500 attendees, from nearly 100 countries around the world.

Participants and attendees will have the opportunity to learn first-hand from leading hospitals, insurance companies, physicians, etc. and to take advantage of the collaborative forums and summits. There will also be hundreds of one-on-one networking opportunities with registrants from the combined conference of the Employer Healthcare & Benefits Conference (EHBC), and International Luxury Hotel Association (IHLA) providing six times the traffic and networking for everyone attending the conferences this year.

For more information contact:
Linda Shaifer, Education & Engagement Leader, Medical Tourism Association at [email protected] or call: 561-791-2000 x817


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