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UC Speaker Series

Each year, the UC Speaker Series brings distinguished speakers and thought-provoking events to Charleston, West Virginia.  Speakers have included astronaut Sally Ride, crusader Erin Brokovich, comedian Dave Barry, White House chef Walter Scheib, Time Magazine editor Nancy Gibbs, and many others.  The Forum on the Future of Energy in 2010 pitted environmentalist Bobby Kennedy against coal magnate Don Blankenship in a debate watched around the world. 

Upcoming Event

Patient Safety

Our February 17th Speaker Series will feature a national speaker on Patient Safety.

Jim Conway is an adjunct lecturer at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston and Senior Consultant, Safe and Reliable Healthcare, Evergreen, CO. He has more than 50 years in the healthcare field, and will be discussing patient safety issues, as well as the role of the patient, family, public and communities in health and healthcare.

Mr. Conway has given over 500 lectures, seminars, workshops and other presentations, and is sure to be an engaging and informative guest!

For more information call 304-357-4719.

Event is at 6:30 p.m. in the Geary Auditorium, free and open to the public.

Since 2001, the Dow Chemical Foundation has been the major sponsor for UC Speaker Series events.

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