The Levitt Center's Public Health Program will present a three-part series of lectures on the topic “Examining Health Care and Hospitals in Utica.” The Levitt series is in conjunction with Professor of Biology Herm Lehman’s Introduction to Public Health course in which students are given a specific issue or problem and spend the semester conducting research on it. This semester's topic is "Do we need to build a new hospital in Utica?"
The series begins on Tuesday, Feb. 23, with Scott Perra, president and CEO of Mohawk Valley Health System, discussing “The Future of Utica, NY, Hospitals.” His talk will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Events Barn.
Eve Van de Wal, regional president of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, will discuss "Health Insurance: Past, Present, and Future" on Tuesday, March 8, at 10:30 a.m. in Burke Library's All Night Reading Room.
Matt Crowson ’09, an otolaryngology resident at Duke University will return to the Hill on Thursday, April 7, at 10:30 a.m., to discuss "Delivery of Health Care" in the Events Barn.
The lecture series is open to the Hamilton community.