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Grand Rounds "Close to Home: Street Medicine" with founder James Withers

Thursday 3/28 6:00PM - 7:15PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

One Book One Community, the Global Health Student Association, and the Center for Global Health present the powerful 30-minute documentary Close to Home: Street Medicine which shares voices of service providers and oft-forgotten homeless patients in our region. Catch the film and hear directly from:

  • Jim Withers, founder and medical director of Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net® and the Street Medicine Institute.
  • Matt Lewis of eMediaWorks, a producer, videographer, and editor of Close to Home, co-produced by PBS 39 and the Lehigh Valley Health Network.

Donations of warm gloves and hats will be collected for the local homeless population. Light refreshments to follow.

Last Updated On Tuesday, March 26, 2019 by Borkowski, Matthew Gerard
Created On Friday, February 15, 2019

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Joanne Russell 

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