Community-Based Health Care: From Haiti to Chicago

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Start:
April 24 @ 7:00 pm
End:
April 24 @ 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Contact:
Mark Peifer
peifer@unc.edu
Venue:
Chapel Hill
Room:
Coker Hall Room 201
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Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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On Thursday April 24 at 7 pm Dr. Evan Lyon, of Partners in Health and the University of Chicago, will present a public talk entitled.  “Community Based Health Care:  From Haiti to Chicago”.  This will take place in Coker Hall Room 201 on the UNC campus.  Partners in Health is a world leader in bring quality health care to the developing world.  Dr. Lyon will discuss how community-based health care can have a positive impact both in that setting and in disadvantaged communities in the US.  Dr. Lyon  is an Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.  Evan Lyon’s work as a physician and activist focuses on the right to health – providing comprehensive care in poor communities, assisting community-based HIV and TB care, and managing chronic illness using community health workers.  He has worked in Haiti since 1996, and was one of the first from Partners in Health on the scene in Haiti after the 2012 earthquake.  This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Biology, the Carolina PreMedical Student Association and GlobeMed UNC.  For more information contact Mark Peifer at peifer@unc.edu


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