Professor Hosts Salute to Medical and Health Book Authors
An event to
honor authors of health and medical books is being held to inspire other
health professionals to become authors and share their knowledge of
important medical topics. A Salute to Medical Literacy!, hosted by the
Emory University School of Medicine and sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceutical,
will take place on December 5, 2002 from 7 10 p.m. in Emory University's
Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building. The medical
community and the public are invited.
The holiday celebration will
highlight some of the doctors, nurses, and other health professionals
who have contributed to medical literacy. Dr. J.. Willis Hurst, professor
emeritus of cardiology, former president of the American Heart Association,
personal cardiologist to former President Lyndon B. Johnson, and author
of the international best-selling text, The Heart, will be highlighted.
The prestigious invitee list
of health professionals also includes:
- Scott Isaacs, author of
the newly-released book, Hormonal Balance, a consumerŐs tour
- Pulitzer Prize nominee
Ferrol Sams, author of nationally acclaimed novels that entertain and
- Former Surgeon General
Dr. David Satcher
- Dr. John Stone, published
poet, associate dean and professor of medicine, and editor of an anthology
of literary works related to medicine, distributed to all medical students
in the United States.
A Salute to Medical Literacy!
is being hosted by Neil Shulman, MD, author of Doc Hollywood
(later made into a major motion picture), as well as 17 other books
including the newly-released consumer information guide, Your Body
An entertaining program will
be followed by a reception with food (supplied by Piccadilly Cafeteria),
drinks, and book signings. For additional information, contact Erin
D'Aoust at 404-429-6637 or firstname.lastname@example.org.