Jeanette Rébert, a Foreign Service Officer for the US Department of State, will present on a panel to discuss how the US government is supporting inbound medical tourism through its various agencies at the 8th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress taking place September 27 – 29 in Orlando, Florida.
Jeanette joined the Department of State in 1999 as part of the Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship program. She rotated as the Belarus Desk Officer in Washington, D.C. (2000) and in the Political/Economic section of the U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia (2001) before joining the 104th A-100 class on September 10, 2001. She served three consecutive consular assignments overseas, at the U.S. Consulates in Montréal, Québec (2002-2004), Kraków, Poland (2004-2006), and Ponta Delgada, Azores (2007-2010), before returning to work at the Department headquarters in Washington, DC.
In 2010, she broke new ground in the Bureau of Consular Affairs’ Office of Systems and Technology (CA/CST), becoming the first Foreign Service Officer to work in the Systems Development division (2010-2011). Eighteen months later she was invited to establish a new position in the Systems Liaison Unit for the Office of Overseas Citizens Services (CA/OCS/PMO) (2011-2014). In September 2014, she joined the Visa Office as Deputy Director of the Office of Information Management and Liaison (CA/VO/I). All three domestic assignments have been opportunities to hone a newly-specialized skill at bridging the communication gap between those who build software for consular services, and those who use it.
Prior to joining the Department of State, Ms. Rébert earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Foreign Service (specialty in East European Affairs), and a Master’s Degree in International Development (minor in Refugee Studies and Migration), both from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. She is a native of Marysville, Pennsylvania, and lives in Springfield, Virginia with her husband and infant daughter.
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