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The Journey of Chronic Illness and Caring for a Loved One
October 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The presentation will chronicle the story of Dr. Crowder’s father’s struggle with chronic illness since 2004 and discuss the issues of medical ethics, family support, continuity of care, and the role of faith in healing.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT
Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning.
PARKING AND BUILDING LOCATION
The best way to locate our building is to search 5025 Riverway Drive, Houston TX 77056 in your GPS and it should take you to the corner adjacent to our building.
Due to ongoing construction in our area, please refer to our Designated Program Parking Areas map for directions on where to park. Designated parking areas will be highlighted in blue. Please do not park in the areas highlighted in red.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Jerome Crowder, PhD, Associate Professor, Institute for the Medical Humanities, Preventative Care and Community Health, UTMB
Dr. Crowder is a visual and medical anthropologist who over the past 20 years has worked in Bolivia, Peru, Houston and Galveston. His latest work focuses on the everyday challenges of chronic illness faced by his father.