Date: Sept. 24, 2012
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PNC 2012 Sinai Forum Presents Dr. Bob Arnot
Dr. Bob Arnot
The 59 th season of the Purdue University North Central Sinai Forum will feature medical expert, award-winning journalist and international humanitarian Dr. Bob Arnot on Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at Elston Middle School, 317 Detroit St., in Michigan City.
Arnot will discuss “What Will Healthcare Reform Really Mean to You?” As one of the most recognized names in the medical and health professions, Arnot is known for bringing vital health and medical information into America's living rooms. He will use that expertise to provide a current assessment of the U.S. healthcare situation and examine what the changing shape of healthcare means and how fixing the system will change the provision of American healthcare.
This program is sponsored by the Duneland Health Council.
Arnot served as the chief medical editor and special foreign correspondent for NBC news, is the “face of” Google Health and host of the series “Dr. Danger.” His work earned him an Alfred I. DuPont Award and an Overseas Press Club Award. He was national medical director of the National Emergency Service and was responsible for the education and quality control of thousands of physicians in hospitals across the country.
Arnot has authored 10 books including his most recent, “ Your Survival: Protect Yourself from Tornadoes, Earthquakes, Flu Pandemics, and other Disasters.” His books have covered topics such as “ Seven Steps to Stop a Heart Attack” and “ The Best Medicine: How to Choose the Top Doctors, the Top Hospitals, and the Top Treatments” among others .
Season subscription tickets are $75 for regular tickets and $150 for patron tickets. Any student with a valid ID will be admitted free.
Those purchasing patron tickets will have an opportunity to meet some of the speakers at a private reception.
The 2012 season is sponsored by the Franciscan Alliance Northern Indiana Hospitals, including Franciscan St. Anthony Health in Michigan City and Crown Point, Franciscan St. Margaret Health in Dyer and Hammond, and Franciscan Physicians Hospital in Munster.
Tickets can be purchased in person with cash or check at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. Second St., Michigan City; Kabelin Hardware, 512 Andrew Ave., LaPorte; The PNC Advancement Office on the PNC Westville Campus and at PNC - Porter County Undergraduate Center, 600 Vale Park Road, Valparaiso. Tickets can be purchased via credit card at www.sinaiforum.org . Students are admitted free with a valid ID.
Additional information about the Purdue University North Central Sinai Forum is available at www.sinaiforum.org .