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At the Crossroads: Surgery and Culture in Latin America

A symposium exploring the intersection between culture and surgery among indigenous communities in Latin America

Friday, April 19, 2013
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Royce Hall 314


Join us for an inspiring morning of presentations that will explore the intersection between culture and surgery among indigenous communities in Mexico, Central and South America.



Reza Jarrahy, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Jorge Lazareff, MD, Professor and Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA                                    

William P. Magee, III, MD, DDS, Assistant Professor and Director of International Programs, Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, USC Keck School of Medicine

Brian Reemtsen, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Marchelle Sellers, MBA. Executive Director, Mending Kids International

Bonnie Taub, MPH, Ph.D. Interim Chair, UCLA Latin American Studies Graduate Program; Fielding School of Public Health and Department of Anthropology

Kevin Terraciano, Ph.D. Interim Director, UCLA Latin American Institute

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Download file: 4-19-13-Crossroads--Surgery1-gj-4rw.pdf

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, LAI Working Group on Indigenous Children's Health in Central and South America

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