Indian health subject of lecture

A public lecture on Indian health by a leading international epidemiologist will be held at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 5 at Western Carolina University’s new Health and Human Sciences Building.

Epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson will perform the lecture from England via a videoconferencing system and discuss the topics of life expectancy, mental health, levels of violence, teen birth rates, drug abuse, child wellbeing, obesity rates, levels of trust and educational performance. After the presentation, the audience will hear from a panel of experts from local and distance sites.

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