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Waring Library's annual historical lecture set for April 10

MUSC’s Waring Historical Library will host its annual Warren A. Sawyer Lecture at 5:30 p.m., April 10, in the Basic Sciences Building auditorium. A reception will follow at the Wickliffe House. The event is free.

Guest speaker Henry Fraser, Ph.D., will present his talk, “Pestilence in Paradise: Dr. William Hillary’s Epidemiology in Colonial Barbados. Fraser and J. Edward Hutson, Ph.D., edited the reissue of Dr. Hillary’s “Observations on the Changes of the Air and the Concomitant Epidemical Diseases in the Island of Barbadoes,” first published in 1759 in London.

Fraser is professor emeritus in the faculty of Medical Sciences, University of West Indies, Barbados. He is founding director of the Chronic Disease Research Center and dean of the faculty of Medical Sciences in Barbados from 2001 until his retirement in 2010.

For information, call 792-2288.

March 20, 2014

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