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Event: War and Public Health: The Human, Ecological, and Economic Costs of Armed Conflict, 10/3/2011

Event: War and Public Health: The Human, Ecological, and Economic Costs of Armed Conflict
Speaker: Vic Sidel, MD, Distinguished University Professor of Social Medicine, Distinguished University Professor of Social Medicine
Description: Dr. Sidel Victor Sidel is a graduate of Princeton University with honors in physics and of Harvard Medical School with honors in biophysics. After training in internal medicine and in biophysics at Harvard Medical School and at the National Heart Institute in Bethesda, he headed the Community Medicine Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital and studied epidemiology and biostatistics at the Harvard School of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He moved to the Bronx in 1969 to chair the Department of Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and was appointed Distinguished University Professor of Social Medicine in 1984. He is also Adjunct Professor of Public Health at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Sidel was one of the founders of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) in 1961 and was its president in 1987-88.
Starting date: 10/3/2011      Ending date:   10/3/2011
Starting time: 1:00 PM      Ending time:   2:00 PM
Event type: Seminar
Location: 1043 Gladys Valley Hall
Sponsored by: Public Health Sciences
Physicians for Social Responsibility Sacramento Chapter
Cost: None
Event Website: http://mph.ucdavis.edu/documents/Vic_Sidel_Presentation_Oct_3.pdf

Contact if questions about this event:

Contact name: Amber Carrere
Contact e-mail: acarrere@ucdavis.edu
Contact phone: 530-754-4992