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Health care crisis subject of School of Medicine Dean’s Lecture

Nov. 14, 2011—Larry Van Horn, executive director of health affairs at Owen Graduate School of Management, will discuss “Our Health Care Crisis: A Mathematical Examination” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in 214 Light Hall. It is the latest installment in the School of Medicine’s Dean’s Lecture Series. Contact: Sarah Creekmore Woodall, (615) 322-5007

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Historian will discuss smallpox epidemics Oct. 21

Oct. 17, 2011—Michael Willrich, associate professor of history at Brandeis University, will discuss his book Pox: An American History at noon Friday, Oct. 21, in Light Hall, Room 208. Willrich’s book tells the story of the great wave of smallpox epidemics that struck America and its overseas territories around the turn of the 20th century, spurring the...

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Chronic diseases in Africa topic of VUSM dean’s lecture Sept. 27

Sep. 24, 2011—Michelle Holmes, an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the H
arvard School of Public Health, will talk about “The Next Health Frontier: Chronic Diseases in Africa” at noon Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Light Hall, Room 208. Holmes will give the David Satcher Lecture as part of the 2011-12 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Dean’s...

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