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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
  • Cost: Free Admission

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.

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