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Mayor's Task Force on Medical Tourism


Study and evaluate Columbia as a destination for health care services, to include support services and amenities and collaborative efforts to welcome and support patients and families in terms of transportation, hotel reservations, etc.  Provide recommendations to the Council of best practices for promoting and supporting medical tourism and the development of a plan for promoting medical tourism within Columbia.  Appointments to this nine member task force are made by the Mayor and there are no term limits.

Members & Terms

  • Guy Collier
  • Gene Austin
  • James Cook
  • Jonathan Curtright
  • Kevin Staveley O'Carroll
  • David Parmely
  • Kate Pitzer
  • Vivek Puri
  • Lana Zerrer

Establishing Legislation:

R117-16A - Establishing a Mayor's Task Force on Medical Tourism.