The United States has incredible medical science and innovative means of treating illnesses — yet it doesn’t do well in translating those advances to improving the health of citizens throughout the country.
Nurses are not “mindless bimbos” — at least not for Martha N. Hill, today’s morning lecture speaker. Hill, who serves as both the dean emerita and a professor for the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, will talk about common misperceptions about the profession with her lecture, “Have You Looked at Nursing Lately?” at 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater.
In a 2011 report to the acting surgeon general of the United States, now-Acting U.S. Deputy Surgeon General, Rear Adm. Scott Giberson, outlined the challenges to access that are evident in today’s health care system and provided a potential answer to overcoming them.
At 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater, world-leading schizophrenia research scientist Daniel Weinberger will speak about strides being made in brain research. His presentation is titled “Nature vs. Nurture Meets 21st Century Brain Science.”
Keith Yamamoto is “perfect for starting the week,” said Sherra Babcock, vice president and Emily and Richard Smucker Chair for Education.
On Oct. 6, 1973, Robin Wright landed in Beirut. That day, Jews all over the world were celebrating Yom Kippur, the holiest day in Judaism. At the same time, a coalition of Arab states, directed by Egypt and Syria, led a surprise attack on Israeli-occupied territories, initiating the Yom Kippur War.
Deborah Bräutigam is not a household name. Then again, neither is her area of expertise — the investment relations between China and Africa. But according to Sherra Babcock, vice president and Emily and Richard Smucker Chair for Education, this relative obscurity is exactly the reason Chautauqua was eager to get Bräutigam on its lecture series.
Few foreign policy experts or commentators in the past 30 years have shown the resiliency, versatility or continuing relevance of Dennis Ross, who will deliver the 10:45 a.m. lecture in the Amphitheater with political scientist Geoffrey Kemp.
Annie Griffiths is giving more than a just a voice to the voiceless — she is illuminating the darkness they are shrouded in by showing the world who they really are, one photograph at a time.
Chautauqua may not have a slot on CNN, but speakers will approach the Week Eight morning lecture platform with all the freshness Fareed Zakaria displays in his weekly international affairs show, “Global Public Square.”