Profiles in Professionalism Speaker Series
Nalini M. Nadkarni, Ph.D: “Fallen: A Transdisciplinary Tale of Disturbance and Recovery”
Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019
Time: 4 p.m. at main Baylor, Room 201A
Dr. Nalini Nadkarni is a world-famous botanist who does research in the forest canopy in Costa Rica. A number of years ago, she sustained a life-threatening injury from a serious fall and while she has made a full recovery, she has become a powerful speaker about the experience.
Refreshments will be provided and these activities are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and ethics or professional responsibility credit. View the event flyer.
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The foundation is dedicated to improving the health of the public by advancing the education and training of health professionals.
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