|African bush medicine is medical dean's hour lecture|
African bush medicine is the topic of the next Dean’s Hour at noon Monday, Dec. 11, at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Dr. John Gjevre Sr. will present “Challenges and Rewards in African Bush Medicine Today,” which is free and open to the public. The talk will be held in the Reed Keller Auditorium at the medical school’s Wold Center, 501 North Columbia Road, and lunch will be provided for all attendees.
A 1964 alumnus and retired clinical assistant professor of internal medicine for the UND medical school, Gjevre has served stints in as a volunteer physician in Madagascar and Tanzania. During a five month rotation in Tanzania, he treated mostly tuberculosis cases.
The presentation will be broadcast at the following video conference sites: Southwest Campus conference room B, Southeast Campus room 225 and Northwest Campus office. It can also be viewed on the medical school’s web page at http://www.med.und.nodak.edu/depts/mit/webcast/dean.html and through Internet video-conferencing on desktop computers through the medical school’s CRISTAL Recorder (call 701-777-2329 for details).
The Dean’s Hour Lecture Series is a forum for the discussion of health care, medicine, research, education and related issues of the day. For more information, please contact the Office of the Dean, 701-777-2514.
-- Amanda Scurry, Public Information Specialist, UND SMHS, email@example.com, 701-777-0871