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Brown Med School Professor to Hold Lecture on Ebola at Salve Regina

Friday, January 29, 2016

 

Dr. Timothy Flanigan will talk about lessons he learned during the Ebola outbreak when he presents the Atwood Lecture at Salve Regina on Tuesday, February 9. 

The lecture titled "The Ebola Epidemic and Liberia: Lessons Learned," is free and open to the public and will be presented at 7 p.m. in Bazarsky Lecture Hall, located in O'Hare Academic Center on Ochre Point Avenue. 

Flanigan is a Catholic dean and professor of medicine and infectious diseases at Brown University Medical School who volunteered for two months in Liberia to train medical professionals in the battle against Ebola. 

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Dr. Timothy Flanigan 

Dr. Flanigan received a 2004 honorary degree at Salve Regina, and volunteered in collaboration with Catholic clinics and hospitals in Liberia to help strengthen general health care during the time of the disease.

Dr. Flanigan is a member of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Rhode Island and The Miriam Hospitals and Brown Medical School. 

Flanigan arrived at Brown Medical School in 1991 to help establish a network of primary care for HIV infected individuals and link them to community based resources upend release.  

Flanigan is a recipient of a community health leadership award from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the development of outstanding primary care for underserved HIV infected individuals. 

Flanigan is a Tiverton resident, receiving his medical degree in 1983 from Cornell University. He completed his residency training in internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Health System. 

Dr. Flanigan is a member of the American Medical Association and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. 

 

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