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Tuesday, October 10 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch Speaker: Lise Saffran

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Emotional Life: Creative Writing and Public Health

Based on her recent commentary in Academic Medicine, Lise Saffran explores how integrating art and literature in the public health curriculum develops empathy among clinicians. Public health storytelling helps practitioners connect not only with their own emotions but also with the emotional lives of others.

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Lise Saffran

Director, University of Missouri Masters in Public Health Program, University of Missouri
The Director of Mizzou’s MPH Program, Lise Saffran studied public health at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and was a Iowa Arts Fellow at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her research areas include global health; public health humanities; and the effects of storytelling on perceptions of risky health behavior. | | A writer of fiction and non-fiction, Ms... Read More →

Tuesday October 10, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Grand Ballroom Tiger Hotel

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