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Deputy Surgeon General Visits UIC
Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)
THE U.S. DEPUTY SURGEON GENERAL VISITS UIC
Join the UIC Urban Health Program (UHP) for a special lecture with the U.S. Deputy Surgeon General about public health, the challenges within public health, and the need for qualified medical clinicians and researchers fighting to improve the health of our Nation. He will also address the growing challenges of health disparities and how the U.S. Surgeon General's office is working to address health disparities.
Come also learn about medical career opportunities with the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. RADM Lushniak will discuss his own path, as well as the different medical careers that are aimed at serving the underserved, both at home and abroad, and advancing cutting-edge medical research. Refreshments will be provided after the event.
Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: School of Public Health, 1st floor auditorium
1603 W. Taylor St., Chicago IL 60612
RADM Borris D. Lushniak is the U.S. Deputy Surgeon General, assisting the Surgeon General in articulating the best available scientific information to the public regarding ways to improve personal health and the health of the Nation. He also assists the Surgeon General in overseeing the operations of the U.S. PUblic Health Service Commisioned Corpos comprising approximately 6,600 unifromed health officers who serve in locations around the world to promote, protect, and advance the health and safety of the American People. For more information about the U.S. Public Health Service, please visit their website at www.usphs.gov.
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UIC URBAN HEALTH PROGRAM
The Urban Health Program (UHP) was created in 1978, in response to an Illinois Legislative mandate to the University of Illinois to recruit and support students from underrepresented minority groups, specifically African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans, into degree and professional programs leading to health related careers. The ultimate goal of the program was, and continues to be, to train a cadre of underrepresented health professionals dedicated to improving the quality and availability of healthcare in underserved urban areas.