‘Travels in Medicine: Exploring the Global Health Community’ Photography Exhibit at Arizona Health Sciences Library through April 21

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 7:00am


“Travels in Medicine: Exploring the Global Health Community,” an exhibit of photographs that provide a glimpse into the lives of people who are most impacted by global health initiatives, is on display in the Arizona Health Sciences Library, Java City Area (Room 2101), 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson.

Open to the public, the free exhibit may be viewed through Saturday, April 21, Sundays through Thursdays, 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Please note: There is a parking fee of $1.50 per hour, cash only, Mondays-Fridays, 6 a.m.-9 p.m., in The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus Visitor/Patient Parking Garage; the AHS Library is unable to validate parking (parking is free on Saturdays and Sundays). Free parking is available Mondays-Fridays after 5 p.m. and all day Saturdays and Sundays in UA Zone 1 lots.

The exhibit features photographs taken abroad by students, faculty and staff of the Arizona Health Sciences Center. The subjects depict the photographers’ views of global medicine and range from clinical experiences to general aspects of and influences on health.

Lalita Abhyankar, a UA second-year medical student, served as coordinator for the exhibit, which is presented by the Global Health Forum (GHF) (www.globalhealth.arizona.edu), a student-run organization at the UA College of Medicine, in conjunction with the UA College of Medicine Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Arizona Health Sciences Library. The GHF promotes awareness of health and medicine transcending borders, cultures and languages.

For more information, contact the Arizona Health Sciences Library, 520-626-6125, or visit the website, www.ahsl.arizona.edu