|Mayo Clinic oncology professor presents Dean's Hour talk Thursday|
Judith S. Kaur, medical director for the Native American Programs of the Mayo Comprehensive Cancer Center, will present a Dean’s Hour address at noon Thursday, April 17, at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Kaur, an associate professor of oncology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minn., will discuss “Moving Toward the Elimination of Heath Disparities.” The presentation, free and open to the public, takes place in the Reed Keller Auditorium, the school’s southwest addition at 501 N. Columbia Road.
Kaur’s research includes a special interest in women’s cancers, particularly breast and cervical cancer. She is a member of the UND medical school’s B.S. medical class of 1977. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, and took residency training in internal medicine and a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology there as well. A winner of numerous awards, Kaur is a member of several professional organizations, including the Association of American Indian Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Cancer Society, and the American Association of Cancer Research.
The presentation will be broadcast at the following UND medical school video-conferencing sites: Southwest Campus conference room B in Bismarck, Southeast Campus room 225 in Fargo and the Northwest Campus Office in Minot. It is also available through H.323 (Internet videoconferencing) on the BT-WAN and at medical school employees’ desktop computers through the CRISTAL Recorder.
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, contact the Office of the Dean at 777-2312.