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A View of Health and Medical Education in Peru: Report on Mini-Med Int’l 2014 – Wed May 21st

May 14, 2014
A hospital in Peru

A hospital in Peru. Photograph by Dr. Jacob J. Lindenthal.

In January 2014, over a two week period, Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) faculty and a librarian traveled to Peru, as part of Mini-Med International 2014, and engaged with Peruvian medical schools and health care institutions, including public and private hospitals, orphanages, and rural clinics in and around Huancayo, Peru. Two NJMS students, Andrew Nouri and Ryan Chung, were instrumental in the early phases of this program.

Come hear from participants about their experiences, and learn about upcoming research and clinical opportunities in Peru for Rutgers – NJMS students and faculty, on Wednesday May 21st from noon to 1:00 pm. This event will be held in the Rosemary Gellene Room of the Medical Sciences Building, at the New Jersey Medical School on the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences campus in Newark.

Speakers will include Dr. Joseph V. Schwab and Dr. Elmer S. David, Rutgers – NJMS Department of Pediatrics; Nancy Connell, Ph.D., Rutgers – NJMS Department of Medicine; and Peggy Dreker, MLS, Rutgers University Libraries – George F. Smith Library of the Health Sciences.

This event is part of the George F. Smith Library of the Health Sciences Lecture Series.

For more information on this event contact Bob Vietrogoski, Special Collections Librarian in the George F. Smith Library, at: bob.vietrogoski@rutgers.edu.