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Le Moyne College Hosts Lecture on Medical Anthropology in Practice

<p>SYRACUSE, N.Y. (For Immediate Release) … Le Moyne College will host a lecture by Professor Timothy De Ver Dye on medical anthropology in practice on Friday, October 12, at 2:30 p.m. in the Reilley Room, located in Reilly Hall. His talk is titled “Integrating Anthropology and Epidemiology on the Roof of the World, at the Bottom of the World, and Around the World: Applied Medical Anthropology in Practice; Experiences from Antarctica, Tibet, Africa, and Latin America.”<br /> <br /> Professor Timothy Dye is vice president of global health systems for Axios International, a company specializing in health care systems, and an adjunct professor of community and preventative medicine at the University of Rochester. He specializes in global health affairs and is the founding director of several academic organizations and centers, including: the Women’s and Children’s Health Care Research Center at the State University of New York’s Upstate Medical University, the Division of Public Health at the University of Rochester, and the Center for Global Health at the University of Rochester.<br /> <br /> The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Anthropology Club, the Le Moyne College Cultural Competence Initiative, funded through the Bureau of Health Professions, HRSA Grant D57HP05130, and the Center for Peace and Global Studies. <br /> <br /> For more information, call 445-4479.</p>
posted on: 10/4/2007