Dr. John Lawrence - Medical Crisis in Syria: Perspectives from Working with Doctors Without Borders
Date: October 2, 2013, 7:30pm
Location: Shambaugh Auditorium, Main Library
John Lawrence is a pediatric surgeon and Associate Professor of Surgery at the University Of Vermont College Of Medicine in Burlington, Vermont. He has had a long-standing interest in global health, and issues related to universal access to surgical care. He has performed six surgical missions working with the group Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in addition to other surgical work in developing countries. He was formerly on the faculty of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine from 1993-1997 and 2001-2008.
Sponsored by Students for Human Rights.