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Event

Dr. Chidi Achebe – Inequalities in Health: Why We Should All Care

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
12:15 p.m.
Perkins Student Center Multi-Purpose Room

Dr. Chidi Achebe, physician executive, earned his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School, his master of business administration from the Yale University School of Management and a master of public health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Chidi Achebe is the son of the late Chinua Achebe, renowned African author of the novel "Things Fall Apart" and other distinguished works. (Nelson Mandela once said, “There was a writer named Chinua Achebe . . . in whose company the prison walls fell down”). In his professional endeavors 

Dr. Chidi Achebe advocates for health care equality. For his efforts in bridging health care disparities, he was awarded the 2012 Dartmouth College Martin Luther King Award. Dr. Achebe is currently the president and CEO of AIDE - African Integrated Development Enterprise. He has served as the president and CEO of Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Centers as well as medical director of the Whittier Street Health Center and as assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Individuals with disabilities are welcome.

Dr. Achebe will be speaking at 12:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. Call 610-396-6076 for information.