Location: Bishop’s Lodge Ranch Resort, 1297 Bishop’s Lodge Rd.
Topic: Global Child Survival – The Past 30 Years
Speaker: Stephen C. Joseph, M.D.
Cost: $26 CIR Members
Cost: $32 Non-members and Guests
Cost: Please note on your order if you would like a vegetarian meal.
Reservation Deadline: Tuesday, June 5
Stephen C. Joseph’s life in medicine has taken him to residential assignments in Nepal, Central Africa, Indonesia and Newfoundland, with shorter stints in more than a score of countries in Africa and Asia.
His home-based efforts have included Neighborhood Health Centers and appointments as New York City’s Commissioner of Health, Dean of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs and senior positions with UNICEF and the US Agency for International Development. He is a former Chair of the American Public Health Association, a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and an elected member of the Institute of Medicine. His previous books include Dragon Within the Gates: The Once and Future AIDS Epidemic and Summer of Fifty-Seven: Coming of Age in Wyoming’s Shining Mountains. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his wife, Elizabeth Preble.
Dr. Joseph currently serves as Team Leader for AID-funded and other organization assessments, and maintains clinical skills with short-term pediatric volunteer assignments, most recently in Haiti in the weeks following the earthquake. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, American Academy of Pediatrics, former Chair of American Public Health Association and elected member of Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and serves on Board of Directors of AMREF (African Medical Research and Education Foundation: Africa’s Flying Doctors).
Stephen Joseph’s latest book is entitled River of Stone, River of Sand: A Story of Medicine and Adventure.