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Honoring Vic Sidel and His Contributions to Public Health
November 3, 2013
Time: 2:30 - 4:30 pm
Location: Room 210A. Boston Convention Center
All are welcome!
This session will honor former American Public Health Association President Victor W. Sidel, Distinguished University Professor of Social Medicine Emeritus, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein Medical College, and Adjunct Professor of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College.
Vic was a founding member of Physicians for Social Responsibility
Confirmed speakers are listed below. Time will be set aside for others who would like to make brief remarks.
Dr. Vic Sidel, Distinguished University Professor of Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, was one of the founders of Physicians for Social Responsibility in 1961 and was its president in 1987-88. In 1980 he was one of the founders of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, the recipient of the 1985 Nobel Prize for Peace, and was its co-president from 1993 to 1998. He has served as President of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and of the Public Health Association of New York City and as a member of the Board of Directors of Physicians for a National Health Program.
Presiders: Barry Levy and Robert Gould
Linda Rae Murray
Endorsed by APHA, the Medical Care Section, and the Peace Caucus Organized by the Socialist Caucus
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