SIU Med School Sponsors Ethnic Heritage Day for Israeli Culture


January 8, 2013

SIU Med School Sponsors Ethnic Heritage Day for Israeli Culture

An Ethnic Heritage Day celebration featuring Israeli culture will be held Wednesday, January 16 at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. The event will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the South Auditorium of the School’s main building at 801 N. Rutledge St., Springfield.

The program includes a presentation, “Medical Innovations from Israel:  21st Century Israel vs. 20th Century Israel” by Daniel Blumenthal, Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest. Foods from the Israeli culture also will be offered.

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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