Transforming Care Luncheon

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We are going virtual for the first ever JustUs Health Transforming Care Luncheon!  

Join us on Thursday August 13, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. - 12:35 p.m.

Hear from moving speakers, learn about our exciting initiatives, and come together with our community for a moment of support. Reaching health equity will take every one of us. 

Can’t make it? You can still make an impact! Donate below and becoming a sustaining force in this fight through a monthly donation.

Ready to watch?

The Transforming Care Luncheon will be livestreamed here at 12 p.m. on August 13

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Keynote speaker

We are thrilled to have Sam Brinton, Head of Advocacy and Government Affairs at the Trevor Project, as our keynote speaker! 

Sam is one of the world’s leading advocates for LGBTQ youth. They are the founder of the 50 Bills 50 States campaign at The Trevor Project to end the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy, first in the United States and then around the globe. As a survivor of conversion therapy, Sam has spearheaded efforts to further legislation and promote public education in the hopes of ending this dangerous practice. 

Sam uses they, them, or theirs as their pronouns as a genderfluid person. 

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We are honored and excited to have Emmy Award winning actor, vocalist, arts educator and community organizer, T. Mychael Rambo, be our emcee. 

Nationally and internationally his stage credits include Carnegie Hall and performances abroad in Africa, Europe and South America. He has appeared in local and national television commercials, feature films HBO mini-series, and other television programming. T. Mychael is an accomplished residency artist and an affiliate professor in the College of Liberal Arts, Theatre Arts and Dance at the University of Minnesota.  

You don’t want to miss this!  

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Special Guest

Karen Parkhill is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Medtronic. She serves on the company's Executive Committee and is responsible for leading the Medtronic global finance organization and key supporting functions, including Treasury, Controller, Tax, Internal Audit, Investor Relations, Corporate Strategy, and Business Development. In addition to her leadership role in finance, Karen serves as the Executive Sponsor of the Medtronic PRIDE Employee Resource Group and Women’s Network “Commit to Connect” leadership program, which supports senior women leadership development at Medtronic.

She was named among American Banker’s “The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking” in 2015, and “The 25 Women to Watch” in 2011 and 2013. Karen earned bachelor's degrees in business administration and mathematics from Southern Methodist University in Dallas and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She is a 2012 recipient of the SMU Cox School of Business Distinguished Alumni Award and a 2008 recipient of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Distinguished Young Alumna Award.


Questions regarding sponsorship, please contact Sarah Coen-Frei at or 612-300-8007.

thank you to our sponsors!

Dr. Tom Knabel and Kent Allin

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