Northwestern University

Sep
17
Tue 12:00 PM

CMDA Lunch Talk

When: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Hughes Auditorium, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Student

Contact: Kasen Culler  

Group: Office of Medical Education: Student Activities

Category: Religious

Description:


Dr. John Patrick will be coming to share his perspective as a physician on the intersection of faith and medicine. Lunch will be provided.

Dr. John Patrick - John Patrick studied medicine at Kings College, London and St. George’s Hospital, London in UK. John has held appointments in Britain, the West Indies and Canada. John’s main academic interest in medicine is the treatment of Protein Energy Malnutrition in various diseases and accident trauma throughout the world. His research has been carried out in UK, Jamaica, Canada and Africa. In the 1970s he worked at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica and was involved in the breakthrough of PEM treatment whilst in Jamaica. He came to Canada in 1980. At the University of Ottawa John was Associate Professor in Clinical Nutrition in the Department of Biochemistry and Pediatrics for 20 years. He is concerned to understand the link between the treatment of the severely malnourished, their beliefs, and their culture.

 

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