SJC Welcomes Dr. Marc Levin of Doctors Without Borders

October 20, 2009

PATCHOGUE, NY October 21, 2009 The Office of Global Studies at St. Josephs College is pleased to welcome guest speaker Dr. Marc Levin to talk about his humanitarian work with Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 12:40 p.m.  His lecture, "Medicine in the World's Most Underserved Communities: My Experience with Doctors Without Borders, will take place in the Shea Conference Room on the Colleges Long Island Campus in Patchogue, N.Y.

Dr. Marc Levin became a doctor so he could help people. He began volunteering for Doctors Without Borders to serve as a messenger to those in suffering nations. A volunteer physician with Doctors Without Borders in Niger and Chad during a 2007-08 mission to provide medical support to the war-torn region, Dr. Levin graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y. in 1998. He currently holds a faculty position in the Department of Family and Social Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and is on staff at the Beth Israel Residency in Urban Family Practice in New York City.

Doctors Without Borders/Mdecins Sans Frontires (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization working in more than 60 countries to assist people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect or catastrophe.

This lecture is free and open to the public. A light lunch will be served. For more information, call 631.687.2625 or visit www.sjcny.edu.