2019 National Public Health Week

April 1-5, 2019
Hofstra University

Special Panel Discussion
Launching a Business: Entrepreneurship in Health Professions and Human Services

April 1, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

This panel discussion focused on the steps to opening your own business, whether it be a private practice or a new healthcare innovation. The session, which took place in Hofstra’s brand new ideaHUb incubator and was open to the public, also highlighted business mentoring opportunities through the Healthcare Entrepreneurship Community Challenge.


Anthony Basile, Associate Professor of Accounting, Taxation, and Legal Studies in Business

David Borkon, Partner, Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP

Dawn Plumitallo, Owner, Kids First Evaluation & Advocacy Center, Inc 

Barbara Roberts, Entrepreneur in Residence, Hofstra University

Cindy Zabinski LMHC, CRC, ACS, Certified EMDR Therapist in private practice

Photos by Philip Hinds, Hofstra University