Thursday, January 22, 2009

Reminder: History of Medicine Society Lecture TOMORROW

A reminder to readers in the Portland metro area: the third presentation in the OHSU History of Medicine Society Lecture Series will be held tomorrow, Jan. 23. Details are below. The lecture is free and open to the public, so please join us!

“Radiation Oncology in Oregon: Pioneers & Pioneering”
Guest speaker: Kenneth R. Stevens, Jr., M.D., Chair Emeritus & Professor, Department of Radiation Medicine, OHSU School of Medicine

Friday January 23, 2009
Public lecture: 12:15 p.m.
Refreshments served at noon
Location: OHSU Old Library Auditorium

Dr. Kenneth Stevens received his medical degree at the University of Utah before coming to Portland for his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Oregon Medical School. He joined the medical staff at OHSU in 1972 and became chairman of the Dept. of Radiation Medicine in 1989. Stevens retired as Chair Emeritus in 2005. Currently, Dr. Stevens is an active member of the department, where he specializes in treating pediatric, ocular, skin, and rare malignancies.

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