Dean's Distinguished Lecture


Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Medical Sciences Building, Room 146

This year Dr. Paul Polak, MD’58, DSc’08 and Founder and CEO of Windhorse International will return to Schulich Medicine & Dentistry as the Dean's Distinguished Lecturer, part of the School's Homecoming Weekend celebrations. 

Dr. Polak has worked with thousands of people in countries around the world including Bangladesh, India, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Nepal, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe to help design and produce low-cost, income–generating products that have already moved more than 20 million people out of poverty. In 2009, he was named one of the world’s 'Brave Thinkers' by The Atlantic Monthly, along with Barack Obama and Steve Jobs. Don't miss out on his thought-provoking lecture entitled, "The Relationship Between Poverty and Illness.

We look forward to welcoming Dr. Polak back to the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University during Homecoming Weekend.

This event is open to all alumni, faculty, staff, students, and community members.

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