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HC Alumni in Medicine Speaking on Translational Research (Event canceled)

SMITHLABS 155: Learn about a career in translational medical researchDr. Christopher Breuer, M.D. “The application of tissue engineering in congenital heart surgery- from the bench to the clinic”Dr. Breuer is a Professor of Surgery at The Ohio State University. He serves as the Director of the Regenerative Medicine and as Director of Surgical Research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.Open to Campus Community Only

Lecture: Sandro Galea on Health Inequities in a Rapidly Changing World (Event canceled)

SMITH Rehm Lib: Sandro Galea, a physician, epidemiologist, author, and dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at Boston University School of Public Health, will give a talk titled "Health Haves and Have Nots: Understanding and narrowing health inequities in a rapidly changing world." He will explain how, despite tremendous progress on health in multiple dimensions, our health remains vastly worse than it could be.

MCPHS Information Session

SMITHLABS 155: Julie Chaloner, Assistant Director of Admissions at MCPHS in Worcester is coming to speak about health science graduate programs. Some of the various graduate programs they currently have include Physical Therapy, Pharmacy, Optometry, Nursing, and Physician Assistant.

Harriet Washington Lecture: Dark Speculum: African Americans, Science, and the Feminine Ideal

Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib: The speculum in the title refers to tools such as that wielded by James Marion Sims and other “women’s doctors,” but it also refers to the distorting mirror still held up to female descendants of Africans in the US. The terrible vulnerability of such women owes much to their unflattering images that have long been promulgated by science of bestial, hypersexed, unintelligent beings who were mere pretenders to human status.