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Date:
November 9, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM
Address:
Roanoke, VA 24011

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Mini Medical School: Military and Medicine (Part I)

Thursday, November 9, 2017

The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medical will host a free two-part Mini Medical School on Nov. 9 and 16 that will feature individuals involved in veterans’ creativity on a national scale along with local physicians and medical researchers who will address the current state of medical care for veterans. On Nov. 9 Tara Leigh Tappert will present “In Service to the Nation: Arts and Crafts and the Military.” This presentation briefly document such creative initiatives as the WWI Red Cross Institute for Crippled and Disabled Men, the WWII era Red Cross Arts & Skills program, Vietnam era crafts and writing projects for veterans, and the myriad forms of artistic endeavor and crafts-making practiced by today’s Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. Learn more at: http://medicine.vtc.vt.edu/events/2017/nov/09/mini-medical-school-military-and-medicine/