Media Advisory: In Celebration of National Public Health Week, Acting State Health Commissioner Kicks off Statewide Tour in Buffalo

ALBANY (April 3, 2015) - As part of National Public Health Week, Dr. Howard Zucker is leading a statewide tour of programs and organizations helping to fight obesity. His first stop will be to Buffalo’s Club 99 at the William Emslie YMCA.


  • Monday, April 6
  • 1:00 p.m.


  • The William Emslie YMCA
  • 585 William St
  • Buffalo, NY 14206


  • Acting New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker
  • Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gail Burstein
  • Erie County Senior Services Deputy Commissioner Timothy Hogues
  • Club 99 President Richard “Mr. Fitness” Derwald
  • Club 99 Members

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