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Asian Tsumami Disaster - Reports from the Field
Thursday, March 3, 2005 - 9:00am to Thursday, March 3, 2005 - 10:30pm

Location: PSU, Multicultural Center, 228 SMU

What does civic responsibility mean in a global community?
Can an individual make a difference?

Please join us to share their stories of personal and professional civic engagement.

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

Dr. TOM HOGGARD, MD
2002 Oregon Family Doctor of the year. Dr. Hoggard has practiced medicine for 35 years and has been a volunteer with Northwest Medical Teams for over a decade. He has traveled on a dozen relief missions to countries such as
Somalia, Afghanistan, and Iraq.

LISA F. RIPPS, RN, BSN
Critical Care Nurse, Northwest Medical Teams Disaster Response Team Member, Past President for Nursing Honors Society -- Sigma Theta Tau; Past disaster relief in Iraq, 2004.
RICHARD READ, Senior Writer, The Oregonian
1999 Pulitzer Prize Winner and member of the 2001 Oregonian Pulitzer Prize Team. The first foreign correspondent for a Pacific NW newspaper, Read opened The Oregonian's Asia Bureau in 1989.

Discussion Facilitator:
DR. GIL LATZ, Vice Provost for International Affairs

PLEASE RSVP to CAE to reserve a seat. CALL: 5-5642 or e-mail caestaff@pdx.edu

Individuals or classes are encouraged to attend.

Sponsored by Center for Academic Excellence (CAE), and co-hosted by the Office of International Affairs.

FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. A light breakfast will be served.