WVCTSI Presents "The Endangered Clinician-Scientist- a Personal Journey"

The West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Mountaineer Health Initiative are pleased to welcome Wafaa El-Sadr, M.D., recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Genius Grant, director of ICAP and university professor of epidemiology and medicine at Columbia University, for a special seminar on November 16. Dr. El-Sadr will present, “The Endangered Clinician-Scientist – a Personal Journey.” This special presentation will highlight t,he challenges and opportunities encountered by today’s clinician scientists.

This seminar will take place Thursday, November 16 from 5 to 6 p.m. in the WVU Health Sciences Center Fukushima Auditorium. RSVP here.


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