"When the Sun Comes Up," presented by Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, professor of neurosurgery and oncology, neuroscience and cellular and molecular medicine at Johns Hopkins, the director of the Brain Tumor Surgery Program at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus.
Dr. Q (as he is known in his memoir, Becoming Dr. Q) will share the inspiring story of his journey as a migrant farm worker from Mexico to his current work as an internationally renowned neurosurgeon and neuroscientist who studies migratory cells in brain cancer. He will use his vast experience to enhance a discussion of disparities in access to healthcare and the challenges faced by a diverse country.
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:
- To understand the changing demographics in the United States and its effects on health care.
- To elucidate possible mechanisms by which health care providers, including subspecialists, can contribute to a healthier and more beautiful America.
Sponsored by the School of Medicine and Dentistry Office for Diversity. Open to the University and Rochester community. To register, contact Grace Fuller at grace_fuller @urmc.rochester.edu.
Book signing and reception followng the lecture.