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“Changing the Face of Medicine” an Exhibit and Panel Discussion at Washington Unversity School of Medicine

Thursday, September 3, 2009 @ 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

Although ‘Changing the Face of Medicine’ focuses on women in medicine, its lessons about persistence, dedication and courage in one’s life choices speak to everyone – men, women, young, old – and to people in all lines of work.

Junior Academy students and their families are invited to this touring exhibit followed by a panel discussion featuring Dr. Jessie Ternberg!

Two interactive kiosks traveling with the exhibition offer access to the National Library of Medicine’s “Local Legends” website which features outstanding women physicians from every state, including Jessie Ternberg, M.D., Ph.D., Academy of Science-St. Louis, Fellow; professor emerita of surgery in pediatrics at the WU School of Medicine! Dr. Ternberg will participate in the panel discussion!

What a great opportunity to inspire the next generation of scientists in St. Louis!

LOCATION: Washington University School of Medicine, Bernard Becker Medical Library – located at 660 South Euclid Avenue, at the intersection of Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza and Euclid Avenue

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Tour interactive exhibition, 1st floor of the Bernard Becker Medical Library

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Panel Discussion with Jessie Turnberg, MD, PhD and other WU physicians!
The Kings Center, 7th floor of the Bernard Becker Medical Library

Metered parking available on the street or low-cost parking available in the nearby parking garages

This event is free and open to the public.

To register call or e-mail Maggie Bauer at 314-533-8586 or mbauer@academyofsciencestl.org

Details

Date:
Thursday, September 3, 2009
Time:
4:00 PM-6:00 PM