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Minnesota Legislature
2011-2012 Regular Session

14th MEETING - Higher Education Policy and Finance

March 01, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA 14th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY AND FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Nornes, Chair of the Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:30 PM on March 1st, 2011, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
NORNES, Bud, Chair
DETTMER, Bob, Vice Chair
ATKINS, Joe
BANAIAN, King
BENSON, Mike
DAUDT, Kurt
DOEPKE, Connie
HANCOCK, David
MAZOROL, Pat
MORROW, Terry
NORTON, Kim
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jeanne
RUKAVINA, Tom
VOGEL, Bruce

No members were excused.

A quorum was present.

Representative Benson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 24, 2011 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee heard testimony on the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center.

Testifying:
Dr. Aaron Friedman, Dean of the Medical School and Vice President of Health Sciences
Dr. Daniel J. Garry, Professor of Medicine and Director of Lillehe Heart Institute
Dr. Patricia J. Dickmann, Medical Resident at the University of Minnesota Medical Center
Patrick Lloyd, Dean of the School of Dentistry
Patricia Grimes, Office of Higher Education

The committee heard testimony on the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics with the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic.

Testifying:
Mark Paller, Executive Vice Dean of the University of Minnesota Medical School
Eric Wieben, Director of the Genomics Program at the Mayo Clinic


The meeting was adjourned at 2:00 PM.


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REP. BUD NORNES, CHAIR



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Chelsea Thompson
Committee Legislative Assistant
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University of Minnesota Academic Health Center presentation Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics Presentation (University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic)

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