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Conversation in Global Health with Dr. Tom Catena: "Providing Healthcare in Conflict Zones"

February 6, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Building 320, Room 105

Tom Catena, MD, is a surgeon, veteran, globally-recognized humanitarian, and inaugural Chair of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative. He founded the Mother Mercy Hospital in Sudan’s war-ravaged Nuba mountains, and has dedicated the last decade of his life to provide medical care in this conflict zone.

Stanford School of Medicine Chief Communications Officer Paul Costello will interview Dr. Catena about how he operates in a low-resource, conflict setting to improve the well-being of the most vulnerable populations. We will also learn about his remarkable life journey that drove him to work in this area.

Following the Conversation, please join us for a screening of “The Heart of Nuba” (6:30pm), a film that tells the story of Dr. Catena’s work in the Nuba Mountains.


Event Sponsor: 
Center for Innovation in Global Health, WSD Handa Center for Human Rights & Int'l Justice
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