World Affairs Discussion Luncheon on Global Child Survival

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.

You may purchase tickets here by clicking on the title of this posting to bring up a ticketing capability or by calling the office at 982-4931.  When purchasing tickets, be sure to give us the names of attendees and if you would like a vegetarian meal. Your name(s) will be added to the list of attendees; no tickets will be issued.  Note that through CIR’s Student Outreach Support program, interested students and teachers are invited to attend World Affairs Discussion events for free.  You can donate to the fund that pays for these guests by ordering Student Outreach Support at the bottom of the Shopping Cart.