Travels in Medicine: Exploring the Global Health Community

Monday, April 1, 2013 - 7:00am to Friday, May 10, 2013 - 7:00pm
The fourth annual “Travels in Medicine: Exploring the Global Health Community,”an exhibit of photographs that provide vivid and inspirational depictions of health care beyond our borders, is on display from Monday, April 1, through Friday, May 10, in the Arizona Health Sciences Library (AHSL), Tucson Campus, Java City area, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson.
 
Open to the public, the free exhibit may be viewed Sundays through Thursdays, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
 
The exhibit features photographs taken in the United States and abroad by students in the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and UA College of Pharmacy. The subjects depict the photographers’ global health experiences, including community outreach, international development, health training and advocacy, and socio-economic or political influences.
 
Michele Karpinsky, a UA second-year medical student, served as coordinator for the exhibit, which is presented by the Global Health Forum (GHF), a student-run organization at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, in conjunction with the UA College of Medicine – Tucson Department of Family and Community Medicine and the AHSL, Tucson Campus. The GHF promotes awareness of health and medicine transcending borders, cultures and languages.
 
Please note: There is a parking fee of $1.50 per hour, cash only, Mondays-Fridays, 6 a.m.-9 p.m. (free on Saturdays and Sundays) in The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus Visitor/Patient Parking Garage; the AHSL, Tucson Campus, is unable to validate parking. The UA 2012 Lot Specific Permit parking lot southwest of the AHSL, Tucson Campus, on North Cherry Avenue, between East Drachman Street and East Mabel Street, has several metered parking spaces and parking in the lot is free after 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and all day Saturdays and Sundays. Free parking also is available in nearby UA Zone 1 lots after 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and all day Saturdays and Sundays.
 
For more information, please contact the AHSL, Tucson Campus, 520-626-6125, or visit the website, www.ahsl.arizona.edu