Annual Cecil Striker Society Lecture May 4 to Highlight African American Doctors in Cincinnati

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The Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions and the Cecil Striker Society for the History of Medicine will host the Cecil Striker Society Annual Lecture from 5-7:30 p.m. on Thurs, May 4, in the Kresge Auditorium, Medical Sciences Building, 231 Albert Sabin Way.

This year’s lecture will consist of a panel discussion by prominent African American physicians and is titled “African American Physicians in Cincinnati: Past, Present and Future.”  Moderated by Dr. Elbert Nelson, the panelists will include Drs. Chester Pryor, Charles Dillard, Camille C. Graham and Christopher Lewis.

The evening will include the talk from 5-6 p.m., followed by Q&A and a reception at 6:30 p.m. In addition, an exhibit of the same name will be on display in the Lucas Board Room in the Winkler Center.

The Cecil Striker Lecture is free and open to the public, but RSVP’s are requested to (513) 558-5120 or chhp@uc.edu.

The Winkler Center is grateful to The Doctors Foundation for sponsoring the 2017 lecture. In addition, the Center gratefully recognizes the generosity and foresight of the following individuals and organizations who have provided significant support to establish the Cecil Striker Endowment fund: Presenting Sponsors: Dr. and Mrs. Carl Fischer, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Dr. and Mrs. Theodore W. Striker; Supporting Sponsors: Dr. John E. Bossert, Cecil L. Striker, PhD, UC Health; and additional support provided by Dr. and Mrs. Michael K. Farrell.

For more on the history of the Cecil Striker Lecture, read an article by Winkler Center Archivist/Curator Gino Pasi on the Libraries blog.

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