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Speaking Engagement

Anna E. Lavoie Memorial Lecture: Could That Be Medicine?

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Speaking Engagement

Anna E. Lavoie Memorial Lecture: Could That Be Medicine?

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017, 5:00 pm EDT

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On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Teresa Lavoie (Minneapolis, Silicon Valley) will introduce the Inaugural Anna E. Lavoie Memorial Lecture, “Could That Be Medicine?” at the Ruane Center for the Humanities at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island.

Teresa, a graduate of Providence College, established the endowed Anna E. Lavoie Memorial Lectureship in tribute to her late mother. Its purpose is to encourage Providence College students to consider a wide array of career paths in the sciences through interaction with distinguished scientists and other professionals. To learn more about the event, or to register, click here.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 5:00PM ET
Reception to follow in the Fiondella Great Room
Providence College, Ruane Center for the Humanities
1 Cunningham Square, Providence, RI

Could That Be Medicine?

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