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UNLV Barrick Lecture Series Invites Harvard University Professor Dr. Atul Gawande, MD on The Future of Medicine

As part of the Barrick Lecture Series, UNLV invites Harvard University Professor, MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship Winner, Renowned Surgeon, Author, and Medical Researcher Dr. Atul Gawande MD to deliver lecture on The Future of Medicine on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 at Artemus Ham Hall, UNLV Campus.

Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, is a surgeon, writer, and public health researcher. He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Samuel O. Thier Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is also Executive Director of Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation, and Chairman of Lifebox, a nonprofit organization making surgery safer globally.

In 2015, Dr. Gawande was named the Most Influential People by Next Avenue – a journalism service for booming aging population in the United States.

Atul has been a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine since 1998 and has written four New York Times bestsellers: ComplicationsBetterThe Checklist Manifesto, and most recently, Being MortalMedicine and What Matters in the End. He is the winner of two National Magazine Awards, AcademyHealth’s Impact Award for highest research impact on healthcare, a MacArthur Fellowship, and the Lewis Thomas Award for writing about science.

Admission is free, but tickets are required.  Tickets will be available for UNLV faculty, staff, and students beginning at 10 a.m., Wed., Jan. 11.  Tickets will be available for the general public beginning at 10 a.m., Sat., Jan. 14.  Tickets are only available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box OfficeOnly 2 tickets per person will be distributed.

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