The Man Who Saved Mother Teresa's Life to Speak in Brooklyn on Saturday, Oct. 25

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 Maybe this is what we need right now:

Dr. George V. Lombardi, MD, a nationally known infectious disease specialist and the man credited with saving Mother Teresa’s life in 1989, will be the keynote speaker at St. Francis College's Healthcare Science Affinity Group Day on Saturday, October 25 at 10:00am.

The event brings together a variety of St. Francis College alumni who have succeeded in various healthcare fields.

Vincent A. Kucich, MD, MBA ’74 a cardio-thoracic surgeon and medical director will introduce and moderate the event. Kucich is Medical Director and Bureau Chief, Medicaid Integrity for the Office of the Inspector General, Healthcare & Family Services for the State of Illinois.

Among those presenting and running workshops are St. Francis Nursing Professor Michael Valenti, Marianna Sala Rhatigan '93 (Microbiologist; US Food & Drug Administration), Laura Eisenzoph '00 (Pediatric Physical Therapist, New York City Public Schools), and Dr. Louis Mora '04 (Inpatient Psychologist, Veteran's Affairs).

Topics to be covered during the day include: Nursing, Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy, Food and Drug Administration, and Psychology in Forensic Science.

The event is free to St. Francis students and faculty. The cost for alumni and community members is $10.

Registration includes breakfast, admission to keynote speaker address and attendance in two breakout sessions.

St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201

For more information, please contact the Offices of Development & Alumni Affairs at 718-489-5361 or development@sfc.edu.

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