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AZ: Community Health Lecture Series 2019

March  19, 2019


Time:6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location:Foothills Branch Library
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Reservations are not necessary.
To receive a monthly email about these health lectures, send and email to azcommunications@midwestern.edu.
For further information, contact 623.930.3868.

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Encounters with Dangerous Pathogens and the Risks to Humans and Animals
Presented by Jason Struthers, D.V.M., M.Vet.Sc, DACVP, Assistant Professor, Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine  

Dangerous amoeba live in soil and bodies of water without need of a host. Fortunately, they are rare - but fatal infections can and do occur in both humans and animals. Listen in as Dr. Struthers discusses the five W's surrounding these free-living amoebas, risk factors for encountering them in various environments, and how they can affect your health. He will cover unique and fascinating cases and how the CDC recommends protecting yourself from infection.

Midwestern University Community Health Lecture Series 2019

The Midwestern University Community Health Lecture Series offers FREE monthly public lectures on health and medicine by Midwestern University faculty. All lectures take place from 6:30-7:30 pm at the Glendale-Foothills Branch Library, 19055 North 57th Avenue in Glendale. For more information, please call 623/930-3868. Reservations are not necessary. To receive a monthly email about these health lectures, please send an email to azcommunications@midwestern.edu. 

The information presented in these lectures is provided for informational purposes only and is not for use in diagnosing any condition.  The information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, care, or treatment.  Always consult your physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions regarding any possible medical condition.