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SUBJECT: Faculty of Medicine holds second speakers’ series as part of anniversary celebrations

DATE: Sept. 12

Memorial University’s Faculty of Medicine is celebrating 50 years of transforming health care.

Join us for a discussion with Dr. Edward Roberts on The Medical School 50 Years On: Its Impact on Newfoundland and Labrador’s Health-Care System.

Everyone is welcome to this free event.

Dr. Roberts, minister of health from 1969-72 when the medical school was created, announced that the provincial government would phase out the General Hospital in St. John’s and replace it with a new $24-million hospital on Memorial University’s campus.

Date:              Thursday, Sept. 14

Time:             5 p.m.

Place:             Dr. Richard Fagan Lecture Theatre, room 1M101, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University

For more information about the Faculty of Medicine’s 50th anniversary, visit here.  

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