Dartmouth Events

2018 Geisel MLK Celebration Keynote

"Justice Everywhere: Applying Dr. King's Civil Rights Model to Disabuse Disability"

Saturday, January 13, 2018
Oopik Auditorium, Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars, Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

"The quest for full inclusion of people with disabilities is founded on the same recognition of human equality that drove Dr. King’s leadership of the American Civil Rights Movement. It is the lived experience of Dr. Feranmi Okanlami, an African-American physician with physical challenges resulting from a diving accident who has dedicated himself to overcoming barriers for both patients and providers in the medical community."

Keynote Speaker: Feranmi Okanlami MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Faculty Lead for Medical Student Success in the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion
Chief Medical Director of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

This event is part of the 2018 Geisel MLK Celebration. For a full schedule of events, visit: www.geiselmed.dartmouth.edu/dice/mlk.

For more information, contact:
Minnie Slater
(603) 650-1508

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.