Paul Farmer on Harvard and Haiti: A collaborative response to the January 12 earthquake
Thursday, February 11, Noon – 1:00 pm
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Harvard Med School
Professor Paul Farmer and Dean of Harvard Med School Jeffrey Flier will provide an update on the situation in Haiti and discuss Harvard’s role in the recovery and reconstruction. Dr Farmer is founder of Partners in Health, a celebrated international community health organization. His work is the subject of the best-selling book Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder. Dr. Farmer is a rousing speaker and not afraid to criticize his colleagues in academia and the NGO world.