Honoring N. Lynn Eckhert, MD, MPH, DrPH
Thursday, October 18th 2012, 4:00 pm
Countway Library of Medicine, Atrium on Floor L1
Dr. N. Lynn Eckhert is currently serving as Interim Dean of the Lebanese American University in Beirut and Director of Academic Programs at Partners Healthcare International in Boston. Dr. Eckhert is Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, Professor in the Graduate School of Nursing and Adjunct Professor in Public Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and a Senior Lecturer in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. More
Dr. Eckhert ‘s presentation will highlight the story of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. Upon learning of the extraordinary life of Dr. Blackwell, she undertook the task of sharing this life with others. She went on to write “A Lady Alone,” a one woman play about the life of Dr. Blackwell.