SIU Med School Sponsors Ethnic Heritage Day for Argentina


May 17, 2013

SIU Med School Sponsors Ethnic Heritage Day for Argentina

An Ethnic Heritage Day celebration featuring Argentine culture will be held Thursday, May 30 at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. The event will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Pearson Museum (second floor), 801 N. Rutledge St., Springfield. 

The program includes a presentation, "Living in America: Perspective of a Biomedical Researcher and Educator from Argentina,” by Julio Copello, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmacology at SIU. There also will be samples of Argentine foods and a display of artifacts.

Ethnic Heritage Day celebrations are held regularly at the medical school to share information about various ethnic cultures. The events are organized by SIU’s Diversity, Multicultural and Minority Affairs office.

For more information, contact Deborah Kassube at 217-545-7334 weekdays.

Phone 217-545-8000
P.O. Box 19620
Springfield, IL 62794-9620
The mission of SIU School of Medicine is to assist the citizens of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health-care needs through education, patient care, research and service to the community.


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