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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Allison Benner, College Relations Associate - Media, 610-740-3790

MEDIA ALERT

“The Artist Looks at the Doctor: A Millenium of Observations”

BEST-SELLING AUTHOR DR. SHERWIN NULAND RETURNS TO CEDAR CREST COLLEGE FOR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

Allentown, PA (March 10, 2005) - Dr. Sherwin Nuland, the best-selling author of “How We Die,” returns to Cedar Crest College with “The Artist Looks at the Doctor: A Millennium of Observations” on Thursday, March 17th at 7:00 p.m. in the Samuels Theatre. In his talk, Nuland will look at the connection between art and science and the western concept of “imaging.” Dr. Nuland received an honorary doctorate of public service from Cedar Crest College in November 1996.

Physician, surgeon, teacher, medical historian and best selling author, Sherwin Nuland continues to enlighten audiences with his research, scholarship, philosophy and vision on the future of medicine. In January, Dr. Nuland spent two weeks in Sri Lanka, one of the countries affected by the tsunami, as part of a seven-member group that included personnel from Yale-New Haven, Griffin and St. Mary's hospitals, the School of Medicine and the School of Public Health.

He is the author of a number of critically acclaimed books including, “The Doctors' Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever, and the Strange Story of Ignac Semmelweis” (2004), “Lost in America: A Journey with My Father” (2003), “Leonardo da Vinci” (2000), and the monumentally successful “How We Die” (1994).

Dr. Nuland has been teaching at Yale School of Medicine since 1962 and currently holds the title of Clinical Professor of Surgery.

Dr. Nuland’s presentation is free and open to the public but tickets are required. For more information please contact the Special Events Hotline at 610-740-3791.


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