Haiti Health Watch at MHC November 9

Dr. M. Catherine Maternowska, an assistant professor in the department of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive sciences and in the department of anthropology, history, and social medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, will give a lecture Thursday, November 9, at 7:30 pm in Kendade Room 305.

Maternowska, who has worked periodically in Haiti for more than 22 years, is the author of Reproducing Inequities: Poverty and the Politics of Population in Haiti. The lecture is funded and sponsored by the Mount Holyoke College Florence Purington Fund, Department of Gender Studies, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Committee on the Health Professions, and Latin American Studies Program; and by the Five College Center for Crossroads in the Study of the Americas and the Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science.

The lecture is free, accessible, and open to the public.

Maternowska will also give a faculty seminar Friday, November 10, from 10:30 until noon in Shattuck 102 (the Cassani Room).